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If You're Using These Words, Then You're Showing Hidden Signs of Stress

While headaches and mood swings are often indicators of stress, turns out the way we speak is, too

From mood swings to being unable to fall asleep at night -- some things are clear symptoms of stress. However, it turns out stress manifests in many forms, like in the way we speak.A recent study published by the Proceedings of the National Academy ...

by Rose Leadem  | November 17, 2017 12:00:00
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10 Words You're Probably Using Wrong -- and What to Say Instead

To save yourself some embarrassment, here are the definitions of 10 tricky word pairs

Is your new co-worker antisocial or asocial? Is your spouse jealous or envious? Not sure? Don’t worry -- most of us get confused by these similar words.A recent article published in the journal Frontiers in Education identifies 50 psychology “term pairs” that people often get wrong. ...

by Rose Leadem  | September 23, 2017 08:00:00
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How to Clean Up Your Word Choices and Sound Smarter

"Irregardless” is technically a word but not a correct one

As anyone who has edited my work can attest, I’m by all measures a sloppy writer. I follow Hemingway’s axiom of “write drunk, edit sober,” but I always seem to miss the edit part. It is an act of true kindness that ...

by Phil La Duke  | July 11, 2017 02:00:00
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Stop Using these 5 Words Now

Removing these words from your everyday can help you evolve into a stronger leader

We know that words can inspire love and hate, action and surrender.But sometimes the words we think have their intended force lead to the exact opposite of what we intended. Yet we are the ones enabling them! This is true even when it ...

by Glenn Llopis  | February 24, 2017 12:00:00
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9 Phrases You Should Stop Using In Conversation

Because some people take them the wrong way

We’ve all said things that people interpreted much differently than we thought they would. These seemingly benign comments lead to the awful feeling that only comes when you’ve planted your foot firmly into your mouth.Verbal slip-ups often occur because we say things ...

by Travis Bradberry  | February 23, 2017 12:00:00
Startup Tips

Entrepreneur vocabulary (A to C)

10 words that must be in every entrepreneur\\\'s vocabulary

Being an entrepreneur is more than having a great idea and working hard. Its also about constantly educating yourself on the technicalities of how to make the company run efficiently. As a business owner, you may hire an accountant to do your ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | July 20, 2011 10:00:00