Why Being Interrupted is Most Likely Your Fault: Five Steps to Apply During Every Conversation

By Stacey Hanke   Most people believe they get interrupted because that is simply how the interrupting person behaves. In reality, the blame more often lies with the speaker rather than the interrupter. Your listeners may be interrupting you because you take too long to get to the point or because you never pause to […]

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What The Good Doctor and Atypical mean for the Autism Community

By Joanne Lara, MA (Executive Director Autism Works Now!)   In 1988 Dustin Hoffman won an Academy Award for his portrayal of Charlie Babbitt in Rain Man, an autistic savant with a knack for numbers and counting cards. For many, Hoffman’s character remains the quintessential archetype when they think of a person with autism. Netflix […]

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Sorry, Networking Isn’t the Answer.Persistence and Purpose is.

  There’s been much written about networking and its value in business.Most of those articles read like a “how to” list, providing a step by step guide to becoming more effective at networking, with helpful tips about the need to do your homework, balancing time, prioritizing, and of course following up.  Many read these articles […]

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