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“Due to a prior commitment” How To Use It

 How To Decline An Invitation One of the best ways to decline an invitation is to use a variation of “prior commitment” or “previous commitment” in your response. I personally prefer “Unfortunately I have a conflict.” These are some of … Continue reading

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How To Say No To An Invitation Politely: Example

What You Say When You Want To Decline An Invitation Because of a Previous Commitment Dear_________, Thank you ever so much for your invitation to (describe invitation). I am grateful that you included me (us) among your guests for this … Continue reading

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When Not To Send A Letter Or Email

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

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Time Management Tip from Mary Kay

What You Write Down Could Make You Highly Successful by Gene Griessman, Ph.D. author of “Time Tactics Of Very Successful People” I learned this concept from Mary Kay Ash of cosmetics fame. Every evening, before turning off the lights, I … Continue reading

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Inspirational Quotes You Can Use Part 1

What You Say To Begin Or Conclude Speeches, Articles, and Books One of the very best ways to begin or end a speech, article, or book is with a great quote. To begin a speech on change, for example, you … Continue reading

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Sample Letter: THANKS AND APPRECIATION

What You Say When You Write A Letter Of Thanks And Appreciation                                                          … Continue reading

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Time Management: The Compulsive Talker

How To Interrupt A Non-stop Talker  By Gene Griessman Memorize power phrases, power statements, and power questions  to help you get off the phone or interrupt non-stop talkers. If the other person goes on and on, one way to interrupt … Continue reading

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