Tag: life skills

The 2K11 24/7 XCVI: The Art of Sarcasm

It is the humour of the sophisticated individual, the jokes that aren’t immediately caught by the untrained ear, but have the potential to be hilarious when the connection is made. But at the same time, it is a tool that must be used selectively, for its power can […]

The 2K11 24/7 LXVI: The Art of the Mighty Handshake

As a favour to my friend Li, I’m putting together a blog post on a skill that’s ESSENTIAL when you’re meeting someone for the first time – the handshake. It fits in well with the Life Skills series I’ve been working on, and also with what I think […]

The 2K11 24/7 LXIV: Spelling, Blogging and Skills, oh my!

Spelling is important. I don’t care if you don’t care about how you spell – SPELLING IS IMPORTANT. And grammar? Oh you’d better BELIEVE that grammar is too! If so many people didn’t botch it up, we wouldn’t have people like Grammar Girl or posts dedicated to people being irked by people […]

The 2K11 24/7 LXIII: Patience, Waiting, and not Wanting to Just Lose it

Source: http://www.mimiandeunice.com I hope that after yesterday’s post, I helped you put a bit more common sense in your day-to-day habits. Another issue I see people have all the time is patience. Checking watches. Complaining about how slow the subway is. Everyone’s always in a hurry. Every last […]

The 2K11 24/7 LXII: Common Sense -or- If the Door’s Open, You Do NOT Need a Code to Get In

Good day one and all — hope March has been good to you so far! I was pretty drained an hour or two ago, worrying that I wouldn’t have any idea of what I wanted to blog about. But after a quick cat nap on the couch and […]

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