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Indispensable! Becoming the Obvious Choice in Business and in Life by Robert Nix, David Cottrell

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CHAPTER 8Speech Matters

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Your very first word was likely greeted with great celebration and pride. Parents shared the single-syllable word with grandparents, friends, and very distant relatives. They danced, you danced, and everyone ate ice cream. You spoke your word again, and laughter accompanied by jubilant applause brought the house down. You hadn’t caused such celebration since the day you first rolled over. As time progressed, you learned even more words. You also learned how to color those words with emotion. Whining, tears, cutesy smiles, big eyes, and all-out, fall-on-the-ground tantrums were some of the passionate enhancements you added to the spoken words. You learned that your ...

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