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That’s Intriguing #118: Did You Know GOLDFISH Have Longer Attention Spans than Humans Do?

That’s Intriguing #118: Did You Know GOLDFISH Have Longer Attention Spans than Humans Do?

“A lot of times people don’t know what they want until you show it to them.”  pioneer Steve Jobs I agree with Steve Jobs. That’s why, as soon as Intrigue Agency Project Manager Mo Sahoo discovered a startling statistic from Harvard Business School researcher Nancy F. Koehn, […]

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That’s Intriguing #95: What Can Ukulele Player Jake Shimabukuro Teach Us About Communication?

You may have seen ukulele phenom Jake Shhimabukuro’s YouTube video, shot in NYC’s Central Park, of “While My Guitar Gently Weeps,” which has more than 11 million (!) views. You might also have seen Jake’s TED video where he performs a masterful version of Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody,” […]

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That’s Intriguing #94: Avoid Platitudes Like the Plague

  “Let’s give them something to talk about.” – Bonnie Raitt song lyric I recently spoke at a conference where two co-authors shared their findings after taking 2 years to interview people who were at the top of their profession. They then revealed their list of the […]

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Do You Tongue Fu!® ?

  Do you ever find yourself tongue-tied or tongue-twisted? Would you like to know what to say  – when you don’t know what to say? I’ve created a communication process called Tongue Fu!® What is Tongue Fu!® you ask? It’s best defined by an incident that took place […]

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That’s Intriguing #93: Have the Difficult Conversation OUT LOUD – Instead of In Your Head

That’s Intriguing #93: Have the Difficult Conversation OUT LOUD – Instead of In Your Head

  “That silence you just heard was me speaking my mind.” – coffee mug slogan Did you ever watch the TV sitcom Friends? Remember Phoebe, the self-described blonde ditz who sang, “Smelly cat, smelly cat?” In one episode, Phoebe was complaining to Joey about something her brother […]

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8 Inspiring Quotes to Help You Finish Your Book…This Year

8 Inspiring Quotes to Help You Finish Your Book...This Year

“Writing a book is like driving a car at night; you can only see to the end of your headlights … but you can make the whole trip that way.” – E. L.  Doctorow For twenty years, I’ve had the joyful job of helping people get their ideas and […]

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That’s Intriguing #87: Write in the Flush of the Moment to Free Up Flow

“You can become blind by seeing each day as a similar one. Each day is a different one, each day brings a miracle of its own. It’s just a matter of paying attention to this miracle.” – Paulo Coelho In the beginning, clients often tell me they […]

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