David Wray

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What is a powerful and prolific communicator? Prolific is defined by the Merriam-Webster dictionary as “marked by abundant inventiveness or productivity” and powerful as “having great power, prestige, or influence”. In the context of communication, it means being able to effectively influence the conversation or mindset of… Continue Reading…

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What does resiliency mean? Resiliency is defined by the Oxford Dictionary as: “the ability to withstand or recover quickly from difficult situations.” Its 17th-century origin is from the Latin verb resilire, or “to leap back” or “to recoil.”  Resilience is both an emotional… Continue Reading…

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How and why is self-confidence particularly fragile lately? We don’t need to look very far to understand why self-confidence has taken a battering for many over the last 18 months. We’ve dealt with lockdowns, quarantines, self-isolation (for some), and a… Continue Reading…

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Public speaking is the number one social phobia Glossophobia, more commonly known as a fear of public speaking, is commonly affecting up to three-quarters of people. Yet it is a skill that is increasingly critical in our everyday lives, from… Continue Reading…

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What is diplomacy, exactly? Diplomacy is the art of dealing with people in a sensitive and tactful way (Cambridge dictionary). The same tactics that are used to solve big world issues such as trade, economics, environment, and human rights, can… Continue Reading…

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