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Sunday, June 19, 2016

Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Watterson for June 19, 2016

Bill Watterson

14 Persuasive Words and Phrases Every Sales Rep Should Use to Drive New Business and Renewals

Subtle cues can suggest authenticity or reveal deceit. The language we use in communicating with customers and prospects impacts our ability to excite them about the topic at hand and close the sale. What we say -- and how we say it -- matters.<p>Different words trigger predictable behaviors in …

10 Steps To Achieving The Life You Want In 2016

When we think of our lives, the years stretch out before us. It seems there will always be time.<p>But considering everything we want to do in areas such as career, family, friends, health and fitness, travel and our recreational pursuits, those years suddenly shrivel down to minutes, especially when …

Framing

8 Common Writing Mistakes That Make You Look Unprofessional

Here are eight common writing mistakes that you should avoid--or correct--if you want your writing to stand out for the right reasons.<p>As a writer and editor by profession--and an avid reader--I often see errors creep into writing that make me wonder, "Why didn't the author take a few moments to …

Do You Have Religion or a Relationship With God?

I can't begin to count how many messages and emails I've received from people telling me the reason I'm gay is because I didn't do God <i>the right way</i>. "You had religion, but not a relationship," some tell me, or "You were never really a Christian in the first place." They spout religious rhetoric and …

Tricks for boosting your sales through intelligent web design

Should you have a different website for morning and evening visitors – and another one for 2 a.m.? University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) behavioural economist Shlomo Benartzi thinks that makes sense. How about using a hard-to-read font – such as the widely disdained Comic Sans – on important …

12 Worst Animated Movies of All Time

Animated films have steadily been gaining respectability over the past few generations, thanks in most part to Pixar (and sometimes Dreamworks) …

These Are The Most Unattractive Cats Photos Ever

There's nothing more glamorous than a cat shaking it's hair in slow motion. With fur, dust, and spit flying everyhwere, what could possibly be more …

Cats

8 things you need to know about flirting

If your default flirting technique is mumbling incoherently into a pint of Heineken, sweating and then shuffling off to a dark corner, you may need …

One technique that can help you make friends as an adult is surprisingly easy to mess up

But years of research suggests there's one near-universal feature of relationship development: self-disclosure.<p>In general, according to research by Nancy L. Collins, Ph.D., and Lynn Carol Miller, Ph.D., people tend to like each other more after they've shared something personal.<p>The foundation of …

Psychology