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Stand with other people

Allowing misinformation to spread only makes it more likely for people to start believing it, so when you see someone stand up against a person for sharing misinformation, join in on the conversation.

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7 ways to avoid becoming a misinformation superspreader

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Written communication during the BCE Years

The Kish tablet is dated to 3500 B.C. and is considered by some experts to be the oldest form of known handwriting. It features proto-cuneiform signs - symbols that resemble a physical object. The Egyptian hieroglyphs are similar to this form of writing and date back to 3200 B.C.

Written language seems to have come about around 1200 B.C. in China and around 600 B.C. in the Americas.

How Communication Evolved From Pictures to Letters

thoughtco.com

Our Brains Love Stories

Stories engage people visually, auditorily and even cognitively, as they include words, experiences and feelings.

You can use the age-old hook of storytelling as a way to engage your email recipients at office, and present your content in a manner that sets it apart.

How to use storytelling strategies to get your emails answered

fastcompany.com

Introverted vs. extroverted people

If you recover your energy while alone or in quiet surroundings, you’re probably an introverted type of person.

You can experience the benefits of both types when you push yourself to overcome weaknesses of one type or the other at key moments in your life.

A success guide for all introverts - AgileLeanLife

agileleanlife.com

Journaling: One Act Many Benefits

Journaling enhances our state of awareness and assists in self-reflection, acting as a compost bin for our mental clutter.

Reading and writing require attention. Journaling, the act of putting your thoughts on paper, is a key to the foundation of mindfulness, and our presence of mind. One doesn’t have to be a great writer to start journaling, and can opt for gratitude journaling, creative journaling, mindful journaling, or simply keeping a diary.

Create a Journaling Habit that Works for You - Mindful

mindful.org

Neuroscientists found that the pictures hop over language processing steps to create an immediate effect in the amygdala, the part of the brain that controls emotions.

A 2016 study found that the little symbols activate both verbal and nonverbal parts of the brain, enriching communication in ways beyond letters and numbers.

Face It: Emojis Are Vital in Business

inc.com

  • The Indirect “No."Say no without feeling uncomfortable by explaining the reasons why you can't.
  • The “Let me get back to you.”Buy yourself time to think if you could do it and come up of a way to say no.
  • The Conditional “Yes.”With this conditional yes, we force people to prioritize. It shows that you have other things on your plate.
  • The Direct “No.”When you have mastered saying no, you stop giving excuses and start to say no firmly. Practice makes perfect.

The Art Of Saying No: 4 Ways To Reclaim Your Time - Darius Foroux

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  • Asking good question: Good negotiators seem to ask a lot of questions and are very concerned about understanding exactly what it is you are trying to achieve from the negotiation.
  • Patience: concentrate first on getting agreement on all the parts of the contract that are common between parties before settleing other issues.
  • Preparation: Preparation accounts for 90% of negotiating success. 

3 Negotiation Skills to Help You Influence Anyone | Brian Tracy

briantracy.com

Saying Stuff We Regret
  • We are all social creatures, susceptible to say something that may offend others.
  • We blurt out stuff, and it is at most a harmless mistake to us, but words hurt others more than anything.
  • The wound our words make is an internal one and as needs a ‘repair’ process that is not like simply apologizing when we accidently bump into someone on the elevator.

What to Do When You’ve Said the Wrong Thing

nytimes.com

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