Happy New Year – 2011

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Are resolutions worth the time and effort? I was reading through my last New Year’s post, and I’m wondering if those suggested resolutions had any effect. Read more, Write more and Do more were my suggestions last year, and they still work as ideas for resolutions this year. How did you do? Were you successful with […]

Deliberate Practice – Toastmasters Style

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This week I’m reading Talent is Overrated (finally) by Geoff Colvin. In this book, he asserts that talent is a myth (or at least it’s attainable – not a birthright) and the best at any endeavor is the person who puts in the most practice. Not just “practice makes perfect” type of practice, but what he […]