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America Goes To War…Too Often, Too Easily

What You Say When Someone Tells You That The US Needs To Attack Iran or Send Troops to Syria by Gene Griessman, Ph.D. Tell them that the decision to send the American military anywhere needs to be a Congressional decision. … Continue reading

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How To Disagree: My Favorite Agree-Disagree Statement

What You Say When You Want To Disagree With Someone by Gene Griessman, Ph.D. Whatyousay.com gives you a choice of power statements that you can use when you are in an argument, or when you are making a presentation, and … Continue reading

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Sample Note Of Thanks From A Child

How To Write a Thank-you Note or Letter by Gene Griessman, Ph.D. This week I received a thank-you note from a 12-year-old boy named Spencer that could serve as a template for any message of appreciation. Spencer wrote to thank … Continue reading

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Sample Thank-you Note Written By a Child

How To Write a Thank-you Note or Letter by Gene Griessman, Ph.D. This week I received a thank-you note from a 12-year-old boy named Spencer that could serve as a template for any message of appreciation. Spencer wrote to thank … Continue reading

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How To Do Business With Americans: Cross-Cultural Factors

Understanding Americans: The New Social Contract by Gene Griessman, Ph.D. Competitiveness is the mantra. For American companies to keep up with Chinese operations that get workers for a few dollars a day, American workers  have grudgingly accepted the view that … Continue reading

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Dating Advice for Men: Where To Find Datable Women

Where To Look, and What You Say To “Available” Women Whatyousay.com found some useful dating advice in a book from the steamy seventies entitled The Sensous Man by M. The advice feels dated, but the basic ideas are sound.  Here … Continue reading

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Sample Letter: Letter (or email) of Apology

What You Say If You Forget A Birthday Or Other Important Occasion Whatyousay.com found an excellent sample letter in L.Sue Baugh’s Handbook for Practical Letter Writing. We have included it here, with a few modifications, so that you can use … Continue reading

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Letter-Writing Advice: When You Should Not Send A Letter Or Email

Advice About Writing–And Not Writing–Letters And Emails by Gene Griessman, Ph.D. Whatyousay.com advises you never to send a letter or email when *…you’re angry. You will certainly regret it later if you do. Oh, I know the feeling.  You’re outraged, … Continue reading

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How To Introduce A Speaker: A Sample Introduction

What You Say If You Introduce A Professional Speaker by Gene Griessman, Ph.D. Advice for Public Speakers If you do a lot of public speaking, you need a pre-written introduction.  You really do.  It’s  hazardous to leave your introductions to … Continue reading

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Why Personal Letters and Emails Are Important

Why and How You Should Write Personal Messages by Gene Griessman, Ph.D. The famous historian Mel Kranzberg told me that he made it a habit to write 10 personal letters every day that he was in his office. That’s right, … Continue reading

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