CLEAR SPEECH – Do you want a promotion?

CLEAR SPEECH – Do you want a promotion?

Have you been working in a job for years with no significant promotion? What might be the reason? While discrimination is always a potential factor, have you considered your skill at communicating clearly and effectively? Expectations regarding appropriate...

How our Language Influences our Perceptions

How our Language Influences our Perceptions

There is a word in German – umwelt – which refers to how different organisms and beings experience reality. Numerous conditions influence our perception of reality – faith, assumptions, education, culture, physical considerations, character traits, concepts we hold,...

Idioms: Pluto the dog

Idioms: Pluto the dog

Pluto the dog is a character that has become popular under Covid. I’ve always enjoyed the humour but this one – called "Losing your Marbles" - is wonderful for my line of work. He speaks in almost pure idioms throughout the 3-minute clip. Listen to it and see how many...

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