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Listening in the Family

Last week’s allegations of sexual harassment against Judge Alex Kozinski brought a response by the judge:

“I treat all of my employees as family and work very closely with most of them.”

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Legal Communication

Interview with Seth Norris

Seth Norris, senior pastor at Perkinsville Baptist Church, explains why he believes politics should be a part of the church.

Produced by Chamian Cruz

Interviewee: Steve Norris, pastor at Perkinsville Baptist Church… 13 more words

Appalachian State University

Building people skills at the reference desk

I’ve been working shifts at the central reference desk at the University of Illinois Main Library for nearly a year and half now, and it’s occurred to me recently that the ways in which I approach interactions with patrons has changed substantially over that time. 901 more words

Education & Curriculum

The One With the Gassy Work Coach

I’ve long wondered who would choose to work at the Jobcentre. It can’t be because these people want to help other people, because that’s no longer the role of a work coach. 843 more words


Winning With People

A boss has the title. A leader has the people. – Simon Sinek

Writing in The Book of Business Anecdotes, Peter Hay recounts the following story: 954 more words


Soft Skills?


Another made-up concept.

Really, just another term for people skills or interpersonal skills.

Or politics and manipulation.

Corruption, incompetence and stupidity in action.

Certain segments of the business community are pushing so-called “soft skills”. 80 more words


What I Learned from Pulling Rickshaws

By Harry Hodge

So you wouldn’t know it meeting me now, but I used to drag humans around for money.

We’re talking 500 pounds of dead weight up Parliament Hill on Canada Day. 993 more words