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"any" versus "some"

“Any” versus “Some”; one is better than the other

Your choice of words matters.  Take, for example, “any” versus “some”.  The two words have different polarities. “Any” is negatively polarized: it ordinarily occurs in declarative sentences that are negatively framed and usually inappropriate in those that are positively framed. 

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January 7

We’re taking a break until January 7!

Boy, 2020 has been quite the year, hasn’t it?  Last year, at about this time, I penned my final blog post for 2019.  It was a cheery note, eagerly looking forward to the new year in 2020.  At that time

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work-life blend

Seek work-life BLEND instead of work-life BALANCE

Today’s post is our final installment in our series on productivity tools for leaders.  We’ve been running this video series all year, hard to believe that this is our last one!  Don’t worry, we’ll start another series early next year,

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virtual team meetings

10 Ways to make virtual team meetings engaging and fun

Does the thought of having to get on to yet another virtual team meeting exhaust you?  If so, you’re not alone.  Many a person is contemplating the idea of (at least temporarily) boycotting all forms of electronic communication.  The irony

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improve your productivity

Improve your productivity by handling your email in blocks

Today on the blog, I want to once again to share specific ideas on how leaders can improve their productivity.  In Strategy #17 in this series, I told you that blocking your schedule is an effective and powerful way to

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Pain serves a purpose

Congenital analgesia is a rare condition in which a person cannot feel physical pain.  While at first glance one may think that this might be a good thing, very quickly you’d realize otherwise.  Pain is the body’s way of letting

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