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10 quick tips to improve your vocabulary instantly

Improving your vocabulary might seem like a difficult task at first, but there is something that can help you master the skill, and that is – Practice.Since vocabulary plays a crucial role in defining your hold over the language, it is important that you pay attention to it.Only when you have a good vocabulary, you'll be aware of the appropriate words to put forward your thoughts and ideas

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8 overused words in English language and their useful replacements

Many words in the English language have been overused to the extent that their usage now leads to dull speech. These terms are overused because of their generic nature. We try to fit them everywhere without trying to make an effort to dig for words that can be more.A few of the most overused words and their alternatives are

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10 impolite phrases your child should never use

Many times children don't realize the gravity of things they say. Their young impressionable minds pick up things from around them and begin following them. Being children, they are not equipped with the understanding to differentiate between right and wrong. This is where the role of parents

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7 surprising professions where communication is more important than you think

Communication is the key to everything in life. Every profession works with effective communication as its foundation. While it is less important in some, it is much more important in others.Every profession needs communication, from a vendor to a lawyer, communication is a significant fundamental feature

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12 habits of successful people your children should develop from a young age

All our lives, we are told that "Successful people don't do different things, they just do the things differently." Their habits, effective time management, and organizational skills help them make the best out of the given time and resources. If you can help your child adopt a lifestyle like that from the early days of their childhood itself, it can contribute a great deal in shaping a prosperous future for them.Here are 12 such habits of successful people that you should develop in your child

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5 ways to avoid jargon from your language

How Can One Avoid Jargon:Besides hindering a smooth flow of communication, jargon can also stretch subject-related or domain-related barriers in senders and receivers during the communication. Thus, avoiding it becomes a necessity here.Here are a few tricks that might help you in reducing jargon in your content

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Teach your kids how to ace their introduction to anyone

Childhood is widely known for learning, exploring, discovering, and unlearning as well. The process of learning and unlearning goes hand in hand. Kids learn things now and then from their parents, schools, neighbors, friends, etc.Acing at networking is a big part of socialization now. So, how do you teach your kids to master building relationships?The answer to this question is teaching your kids to introduce/themselves to others

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8 organisation lessons your child will thank you for in future

Organization skills are essential for every individual to stay focused, avoid mess, and make the best out of their time. However, it becomes difficult to adopt habits that help you stay organized if not instilled in childhood.Unless children have these organizing skills, they might get caught up in everyday confusion

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7 time management skills your child should have

William Penn once quoted ' Time is what we want most but what we use worst. Time management is a skill that most people lack around the world. As minute and vague as this agenda may sound, 'How to manage time?' is the subject of concern. Managing time is no rocket science, here are few effortless traits that your child needs to acquire in life to master the art of Time management.

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5 unconventional answers to what you want to do after growing up?

There will not be a single person who hasn't been asked this question as a child. But, while it was one of the most straightforward questions to answer in childhood, adulthood puts it forward as a dilemma.As adults, we get caught up between whether to be honest or whether to sound impressive. The turmoil inside our heads often doesn't let us have a clear idea of what we would really like to become as we grow up, thus making it a more challenging question.But what we often forget is this question

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