Words & What They Mean – Perseverate vs Rhapsodize

I've been thinking a fair amount about the meanings of words since last night's #AutBurnout chat. One of the questions was about whether we use the term "special interests" or a different one. My response was: I prefer "focused" to "special" = focused interest, current focus, or current topic(s) of interest are all terms I … Continue reading Words & What They Mean – Perseverate vs Rhapsodize

Body Language – When the Knowledge Doesn’t Transfer

Sometimes I say, rather hyperbolically, that I didn't know about non-verbal communication until I was nearly 29 years old. It's a nice sound-bite, but like most nice sound-bites, it's not strictly true. I did know about some types of non-verbal communication before then. I knew that shrugging meant "I don't know." I knew that nodding meant … Continue reading Body Language – When the Knowledge Doesn’t Transfer