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#1. So, you're dead asleep, and you get a call. Something terrible's happened, and I'm dead. What do you do?"
It took him a moment to quell the terror, to ignore the small, dark place inside him that feared getting that call every day. "Before or after I fall prostrate with grief?"
"Before, during, and after. Do you peruse your wardrobe and select a coordinating outfit - down to the footwear? Do you deal with your hair so it's perfectly groomed?"
"With my considerable skills and innate instincts that would take no time at all."
"Keep it up and I'll dump red sauce all over your fashionable smarty-pants."
"That statement is one of the countless reasons why, under the circumstances you described, I'd be lucky to remember to dress at all. - Author: J.D. Robb
Skills quotes by J.D. Robb
#2. A hero, in his mind, was not someone who suffered disaster after disaster, heroically pulling through with great endurance, but rather one who focused his intelligence and skills to avoid disaster, thus succeeding by good planning and crafty decision making. - Author: Stephen R. Bown
Skills quotes by Stephen R. Bown
#3. A preacher should have the skill to teach the unlearned simply roundly, and plainly; for teaching is of more importance than exhorting. - Author: Martin Luther
Skills quotes by Martin Luther
#4. The trick to saying the word cock, is to do it like you have one in your mouth. - Author: Geoffrey Knight
Skills quotes by Geoffrey Knight
#5. It's a skill that I worked all my life, and it's been taken away. That's kind of tough to take. - Author: Martin Brodeur
Skills quotes by Martin Brodeur
#6. We're currently living with a generation of established novelists who are embarrassingly out of date with respect to social networking, internet skills, and so on. - Author: Charles Stross
Skills quotes by Charles Stross
#7. In an ageing society, it makes sense to support older adults to develop new skills, prolonging their working lives. - Author: David Blunkett
Skills quotes by David Blunkett
#8. Aldus Barnes, a structural engineer by training and member of the Advanced Geometry Unit (AGU) at Arup, has formed many successful collaborations and earned a prominent place for himself in architecture by adopting the language and skills of architects. "Talk in terms of texture and density, instead of torsion and shear. That way they don't think you are just another nerd," Barnes advises the young members of his team. - Author: Yanni Alexander Loukissas
Skills quotes by Yanni Alexander Loukissas
#9. Technology Coaches demonstrate professional knowledge, skills, and dispositions in content, pedagogical, and technological areas as well as adult learning and leadership and are continuously deepening their knowledge and expertise. - Author: Jo Williamson
Skills quotes by Jo Williamson
#10. As journalism dies, I kind of feel like I want some skills besides writing. I'd like to be able to write movies or host TV shows or whatever. Things that I might actually not inherently like quite as much, but are interesting and fun things to do. A good backup plan. - Author: Joel Stein
Skills quotes by Joel Stein
#11. Your children should have it impressed upon them that their adult life-style will bear very little resemblance to yours and that they should now be acquiring knowledge, skills, values, and tastes that will sustain them in less materially affluent circumstances. On the other hand, the fresh insights and imaginations of your children may help you find a viable future while there's still time. - Author: Paul R. Ehrlich
Skills quotes by Paul R. Ehrlich
#12. Never put the future of the deal in the customer's hands. - Author: Michelle Moore
Skills quotes by Michelle Moore
#13. My approach to 'Eastenders' is the same as my approach to film and the same approach to theatre. Whatever I do, I use the same skills and tools. - Author: Steve McFadden
Skills quotes by Steve McFadden
#14. If you can't find a job, use your special gift to create a job. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
Skills quotes by Lailah Gifty Akita
#15. ...and she no longer is having her emotional responses to...stress numbed by medication. "I've been off the drugs for two years, and sometimes I find it very, very difficult to deal with my emotions. I tend to have these rages of anger. Did the drugs bring such a cloud over my mind, make me so comatose, that I never gained skills on how to deal with my emotions? Now I'm finding myself getting angrier than ever and getting happier than ever too. The circle with my emotions is getting wider. And yes, it's easy to deal with when you're happy, but how do you deal with it when you're mad? I'm working on not getting overly defensive, and trying to take things in stride." (124) - Author: Robert Whitaker
Skills quotes by Robert Whitaker
#16. Better we raise our skill than lower the climb - Author: Royal Robbins
Skills quotes by Royal Robbins
#17. I feel genuinely sorry for those who are so blinded by narrow partisanship that they cannot appreciate Limbaugh's energy, intelligence and satiric skill. They live in a box with bags over their heads. Though he and I hardly agree on politics (I voted for Ralph Nader last year and may go Green again in 2004), I respect Limbaugh as a political analyst and deft rhetorician who is a master of the microphone and who knows how to engage and challenge a vast audience. - Author: Camille Paglia
Skills quotes by Camille Paglia
#18. Don't just focus on seeing things from your own perspective. It can give you blind spots. - Author: Sudakshina Bhattacharjee
Skills quotes by Sudakshina Bhattacharjee
#19. Instructors should not only be skilful in those sciences which they teach, but have skill in the method of teaching, and patience in the practice. - Author: Isaac Watts
Skills quotes by Isaac Watts
#20. I don't know who you are. I don't know what you want. If you are looking for ransom, I can tell you I don't have money. But what I do have are a very particular set of skills, skills I have acquired over a very long career. Skills that make me a nightmare for people like you. - Author: Tom Glavine
Skills quotes by Tom Glavine
#21. If you don't demonstrate leadership character, your skills and your results will be discounted, if not dismissed. - Author: Mark Miller
Skills quotes by Mark Miller
#22. I think the lie we've told people in the marketplace is that a degree gets you a job. A degree doesn't get you a job. What gets you a job is the ability to carry yourself into that room and shake a hand and look someone in the eye and have people skills. These are the things that cause people to become successful. - Author: Dave Ramsey
Skills quotes by Dave Ramsey
#23. Businesses that fail to develop their staff are twice as likely to collapse. Firms seeking to reposition themselves for the economic upturn need to invest in their staff's flexibility, responsiveness and skills. - Author: David Blunkett
Skills quotes by David Blunkett
#24. Music teaches people to work together, which is maybe one of the most important skills. - Author: Joshua Bell
Skills quotes by Joshua Bell
#25. Current fashion magazines have become a form of entertainment, and in some cases bizarre art, showing women in outfits that the everyday woman would never wear. The fashion system has not and will never even attempt to teach us the skills and tools to honor our true nature and our unique physical traits so we can express our true beauty. - Author: Carol Tuttle
Skills quotes by Carol Tuttle
#26. The key thing is to force yourself through the work, force the skills to come; that's the hardest phase. - Author: Cal Newport
Skills quotes by Cal Newport
#27. Your healthy self-esteem is one of the most significant and powerful drivers in your life. It drives your perceptions, attitudes, opinions, relationships, communications, and your decisions. - Author: Susan C. Young
Skills quotes by Susan C. Young
#28. When preparing a presentation, it's never a good idea to begin with a rule. If you do, you're focusing on the appearance of good delivery and not the effect of it. - Author: Dale Ludwig
Skills quotes by Dale Ludwig
#29. Growing up in Harlem, I had the chance to practice with a Negro League team. At fifteen, I was over six feet tall and a fair athlete, but my skills didn't come close to some of the players I saw. - Author: Walter Dean Myers
Skills quotes by Walter Dean Myers
#30. Your first impressions will often occur within a limited window of opportunity - and if you blow it - the opportunity may be lost forever. - Author: Susan C. Young
Skills quotes by Susan C. Young
#31. ... her skills more akin to the baking of macaroons than solving the complexities of the universe. - Author: Guy Portman
Skills quotes by Guy Portman
#32. Check the cover letter. In a cover letter, you get actual communication instead of a list of skills, verbs, and years of irrelevance. - Author: Jason Fried
Skills quotes by Jason Fried
#33. This is about putting education absolutely in the centre of enterprise and then using the traditions of Birmingham to inspire and grow. If you have knowledge and business linked together you will grow well, you go further down the innovative path and actually you create more and more jobs. Those jobs will only be available for people with skills but they will be real sustainable employments. That is how important innovation is. - Author: Digby Jones, Baron Jones Of Birmingham
Skills quotes by Digby Jones, Baron Jones Of Birmingham
#34. Public Speaking is a skill that can be studied, polished, perfected. Not only can you get good at it, you can get damn good at it and it makes a heck of a difference. - Author: Tom Peters
Skills quotes by Tom Peters
#35. My sister is a masseuse, so we trade - she gives me massages and I give her prepared meals. It's a great system I'd recommend: Cook or babysit for a friend in exchange for one of her skills. - Author: Giada De Laurentiis
Skills quotes by Giada De Laurentiis
#36. As soon as he stood in front of her, she folded her arms and looked cross.
"You don't have any gardening skills. You turned down a prestigious job to weed the garden?
"I will be rewarded richly in treasures untold."
She raised a brow.
"I've heard dragon-shifters pay a lot of money to merchants and the like.
"Aaagh, but you are also a dragon-shifter of a sort.
Yes, but I am a gardener, which means I don't go on high-risk missions to earn my gold. - Author: Terry Spear
Skills quotes by Terry Spear
#37. So much time and energy, so much love and learning had gone into those long years of motherhood, and now, between a morning and a morning - or so it felt - they were over. It seemed that mothers of daughters had a more extended role but she knew that she was lucky to be allowed any part in her boys' lives and tried hard to be grateful and undemanding. It wasn't always easy, when she loved them so much, to practice detachment.... Odd that the last of the parenting skills should be the most painful: the final act of letting go. - Author: Marcia Willett
Skills quotes by Marcia Willett
#38. And with puppets, especially in our company, we sort of demand a very high standard of puppetry, so it's a real technical skill. - Author: Brian Henson
Skills quotes by Brian Henson
#39. There are a couple of things I want to impart to ladies who want to be in comedy: One, you don't have to be weird or be quirky to get your job done. And two, comedy skill is not sexually transmittable. You do not have to sleep with a comedian to learn what you're doing. Male comedians will not like that advice, but it is the truth. - Author: Tina Fey
Skills quotes by Tina Fey
#40. I think the key is never being satisfied with your skills and you have to constantly learn. I say this all the time, I sound like a broken record, but if you are not getting better in this sport you are getting worse - Author: Kenny Florian
Skills quotes by Kenny Florian
#41. Would you like something to drink? I asked, thinking my rusty host skills were going to get a workout this afternoon while dealing with a woman so clearly raised on etiquette and form. - Author: Kim Harrison
Skills quotes by Kim Harrison
#42. It is not the skills we actually have that determine how we feel but the ones we think we have. - Author: Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
Skills quotes by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
#43. I couldn't portray a woman in all her natural loveliness ... I haven't the skill. No one has. I must, therefore, create a new sort of beauty ... - Author: Georges Braque
Skills quotes by Georges Braque
#44. What is the most overrated skill for an entrepreneur? The most overrated skill is skill. Luck is more important. The entrepreneur gets credit for being this genius, when really he was just at the right place at the right time. - Author: Ken Hendricks
Skills quotes by Ken Hendricks
#45. Why leave your success up to dumb luck or accident when you can take a stand, make a plan, and be proactive in your pursuits and possibilities? - Author: Susan C. Young
Skills quotes by Susan C. Young
#46. Thankfully, over time, I have come to realize those skills initially dismissed as "soft" - communicating a vision, providing feedback, or leading a team - are fundamental to everything we try to do in business. You don't create a successful, sustainable, and scalable organization unless you can engage the people within the organization to work together. The "best friend at work" from the - Author: Morag Barrett
Skills quotes by Morag Barrett
#47. Life is ultimate. The more skills you possess the more productive, successful and happy you will be. - Author: Kishore Bansal
Skills quotes by Kishore Bansal
#48. Well, I definitely have an artistic side to me as well. I write, I act, I draw. With that artistic mind I have, a lot of doors have opened for me. I can try to pursue, like - if it's something using my writing skills, maybe a book. Or maybe if it's my drawing skills, some clothing designs. - Author: Vinny Guadagnino
Skills quotes by Vinny Guadagnino
#49. When it came down to technical skill and ability of the two teams, Croatia were far superior. - Author: Alan Mullery
Skills quotes by Alan Mullery
#50. My hope was that organizations would start including this range of skills in their training programs - in other words, offer an adult education in social and emotional intelligence. - Author: Daniel Goleman
Skills quotes by Daniel Goleman
#51. The main problem of service is to be the way without being "in the way." And if there are any tools, techniques and skills to be learned they are primarily to plow the field, to cut the weeds and to clip the branches, that is, to take away the obstacles for real growth and development. - Author: Henri J.M. Nouwen
Skills quotes by Henri J.M. Nouwen
#52. He utilized my skills during the day and I fantasized about his skills during the night. - Author: M.K. Schiller
Skills quotes by M.K. Schiller
#53. Lately, because computer technology has made self-publishing an easier and less expensive venture, I'm getting a lot of review copies of amateur books by writers who would be better advised to hone their craft before committing it to print. The best thing you can do as a beginning writer is to write, write, write - and read, read, read. Concentrating on publication prematurely is a mistake. You don't pick up a violin and expect to play Carnegie Hall within the year - yet somehow people forget that writing also requires technical skills that need to be learned, practiced, honed. If I had a dollar for every person I've met who thought, with no prior experience, they could sit down and write a novel and instantly win awards and make their living as a writer, I'd be a rich woman today. It's unrealistic, and it's also mildly insulting to professional writers who have worked hard to perfect their craft. Of course, then you hear stories about people like J.K. Rowling, who did sit down with no prior experience and write a worldwide best-seller...but such people are as rare as hen's teeth. Every day I work with talented, accomplished writers who have many novels in print and awards to their name and who are 'still' struggling to make a living. The thing I often find myself wanting to say to new writers is: Write because you love writing, learn your craft, be patient, and be realistic. Anais Nin said about writing, "It should be a necessity, as the sea needs to heave, and I call it bre - Author: Terri Windling
Skills quotes by Terri Windling

I don't know of people who do everything from going to school, learning different skills and basically develop themselves so that they stay at home. It's ingrained in every kid that they should study hard and excel so that they can get good jobs and live well. With that said, working is what makes us build nations and fulfill some our dreams so it's important to ensure that the work environment is kept safe and comfortable for workers so that they can remain productive for the longest time. However as long as we are living there will SWMS always be greedy employers who will take short cuts or fail to protect their employees and this is where OSHA(occupational safety and health administration)comes in to rectify these issues. Occupational safety is ensuring that employees work in danger free environment.

There are many industries of different nature and hence the possible hazards vary. For example in the textile and clothing industry, employees deal with dyes, chemicals and machines that spin , knit and weave to ensure production. In some countries there have been cases of sweatshops where people make clothes in poorly ventilated places for long hours. The tools of trade in all industries are still the ones that cause hazards e.g. machines can cut people, chemicals emit poisonous fumes or burn the skin and clothes etc.

Its therefore the mandate of employers to ensure work places are safe for workers and incase the ind - Author: Peter Gabriel
Skills quotes by Peter Gabriel
#55. To be fair, my analysis failed to spell out Obama's first-term accomplishments, although I did acknowledge his 'enormous skills' and tried to focus readers on the distinction between good and great presidencies. - Author: Ron Fournier
Skills quotes by Ron Fournier
#56. The intelligence consists not only in the knowledge but also in the skill to apply the knowledge into practice. - Author: Aristotle.
Skills quotes by Aristotle.
#57. At around 19 I realized that I really didn't have any skills other than making people laugh, so I should probably pursue it full-time. - Author: Adam Pally
Skills quotes by Adam Pally
#58. Walking is a skill that took millions of years for us to develop. If you wanted to design a robot that could walk as well as a person, this would be fantastically complicated software. It would have to be doing billions of calculations with every step. - Author: David Pogue
Skills quotes by David Pogue
#59. Schooling isn't important to get success but studies, experiences and skills are essential. - Author: Inu Etc
Skills quotes by Inu Etc
#60. I'd love to learn how to foxtrot and cha cha. Believe it or not, I have terrible dancing skills. I can do everything on the ice, but as soon as you put me on the ground, I'm that person that falls down walking off a curb. - Author: Johnny Weir
Skills quotes by Johnny Weir
#61. One thing which even the most seasoned and discerning masters of the art of choice do not and cannot choose, is the society to be born into - and so we are all in travel, whether we like it or not. We have not been asked about our feelings anyway. Thrown into a vast open sea with no navigation charts and all the marker buoys sunk and barely visible, we have only two choices left: we may rejoice in the breath-taking vistas of new discoveries - or we may tremble out of fear of drowning. One option not really realistic is to claim sanctuary in a safe harbour; one could bet that what seems to be a tranquil haven today will be soon modernized, and a theme park, amusement promenade or crowded marina will replace the sedate boat sheds. The third option not thus being available, which of the two other options will be chosen or become the lot of the sailor depends in no small measure on the ship's quality and the navigation skills of the sailors. Not all ships are seaworthy, however. And so the larger the expanse of free sailing, the more the sailor's fate tends to be polarized and the deeper the chasm between the poles. A pleasurable adventure for the well-equipped yacht may prove a dangerous trap for a tattered dinghy. In the last account, the difference between the two is that between life and death. - Author: Zygmunt Bauman
Skills quotes by Zygmunt Bauman
#62. When I was a child, my behavior was far from being what most people would label 'intelligent.' It was often limited, repetitive and anti-social. I could not do many of the things that most people take for granted, such as looking someone in the eye or deciphering a person's body language, and only acquired these skills with much effort over time. - Author: Daniel Tammet
Skills quotes by Daniel Tammet
#63. Over a pint in the pub, you have a good moan
That's the fate of every Magpie
While Mam perfects her game show skills
Giving talks at the WI - Author: John Walter Bratton
Skills quotes by John Walter Bratton
#64. Discover an interest, a passion, a preference or need your client has, and take the time to give them some small item related to it. By making the extra effort to learn about the person and their business, you become very appealing and much more memorable. - Author: Susan C. Young
Skills quotes by Susan C. Young
#65. Relax. Cultivate your children's capabilities. Maximize their strengths. Do not handicap their unique skills by spending too much time on making them average in everything. Help them create their own style, and appreciate your children for who God created them to be. - Author: Tamara L. Chilver
Skills quotes by Tamara L. Chilver
#66. Skills rest in your mind not in the props you make use of. - Author: Luke Jermay
Skills quotes by Luke Jermay
#67. Hire great writers If you are trying to decide among a few people to fill a position, hire the best writer. It doesn't matter if that person is a marketer, salesperson, designer, programmer, or whatever; their writing skills will pay off. That's because being a good writer is about more than writing. Clear writing is a sign of clear thinking. Great writers know how to communicate. They make things easy to understand. They can put themselves in someone else's shoes. They know what to omit. And those are qualities you want in any candidate. - Author: Jason Fried
Skills quotes by Jason Fried
#68. As a general rule, moderate levels of arousal facilitate deployment of skills, whereas high arousal disrupts it. This is especially true of complex activities requiring intricate organization of behavior - Author: Albert Bandura
Skills quotes by Albert Bandura
#69. I couldn't do anything. I'd work in a department store for a couple of weeks, but I couldn't hack it. I couldn't even type! I had no skills whatsoever outside of show business. - Author: Helen Reddy
Skills quotes by Helen Reddy
#70. What steps can you take to prepare before meeting others to ensure that when you do show up, you are bringing your very best to the table? - Author: Susan C. Young
Skills quotes by Susan C. Young
#71. Making good decisions is a crucial skill at every level. - Author: Peter Drucker
Skills quotes by Peter Drucker
#72. My karate skills are very limited. I'm a green belt. - Author: Molly Quinn
Skills quotes by Molly Quinn
#73. On the tennis court, one needs a cool temperament, tremendous ball sense, reflexes, speed, hand-eye co-ordination, power, timing and peak physical fitness. Off the court, the player and support team need skills in planning, execution, travel, an ability to raise funds when needed, and several other talents. - Author: Sania Mirza
Skills quotes by Sania Mirza
#74. In my own worst seasons I've come back from the colorless world of despair by forcing myself to look hard, for a long time, at a single glorious thing: a flame of red geranium outside my bedroom window. And then another: my daughter in a yellow dress. And another: the perfect outline of a full, dark sphere behind the crescent moon. Until I learned to be in love with my life again. Like a stroke victim retraining new parts of the brain to grasp lost skills, I have taught myself joy, over and over again(15). - Author: Barbara Kingsolver
Skills quotes by Barbara Kingsolver
#75. People are much more likely to act on their self-percepts of efficacy inferred from many sources of information rather than rely primarily on visceral cues. This is not surprising because self knowledge based on information about one's coping skills, past accomplishments, and social comparison is considerably more indicative of capability than the indefinite stirrings of the viscera - Author: Albert Bandura
Skills quotes by Albert Bandura
#76. The number one skill in life is not giving up. - Author: Bryant McGill
Skills quotes by Bryant McGill
#77. A man known to us only as a celebrity in politics or in trade, gains largely in our esteem if we discover that he has some intellectual taste or skill. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
Skills quotes by Ralph Waldo Emerson
#78. I actually credit Twitter with fine-tuning some joke-writing skills. I still feel like I'm working at it. - Author: Steve Martin
Skills quotes by Steve Martin
#79. Volunteer activities can foster enormous leadership skills. The nonprofit professional volunteer world is a laboratory for self - realization. - Author: Madeleine M. Kunin
Skills quotes by Madeleine M. Kunin
#80. Permit no man to make a mockery of you just because you may not be proficient in something. Remember you are gifted no matter how insignificant it may be, it's your prized possession, value it - Author: Bernard Kelvin Clive
Skills quotes by Bernard Kelvin Clive
#81. It is not overwhelmingly difficult for a committed group of players with only average individual basketball skills to put together a very good team defense. - Author: Del Harris
Skills quotes by Del Harris
#82. Sourav's greatest asset is his ability to communicate. He is a naturally very confident person. He encourages his team, is a great motivator and a born captain. He is not the media's blue eyed boy because he is a very straightforward person, who never minces his words, instead he talks in a no nonsense manner to the press. He shares an extremely healthy rapport with his teammates. His leadership skills are also vouched for by the youngsters in the team. He has phenomenal brand value. He's the new-age Indian, an aggressive go-getter, full of self-belief, determination. - Author: Ravi Shastri
Skills quotes by Ravi Shastri
#83. Beware of relying solely on a resume to hire; skills can be taught. What cannot be taught is a great "can do" attitude. - Author: Beth Ramsay
Skills quotes by Beth Ramsay
#84. Love is stronger than both fear and hope - if you can love the natural beauty around you, the amazing gifts and skills we have, the fact that you are alive to experience life, each moment that you have, and love yourself and those around you just as they are, then there is no need to be owned by fear, or even hope, you just live the best you can, being the truth of that love that you are being, representing the stream of consciousness experiencing itself, always knowing that you will someday return to it again, and flow as part of it infinitely on. - Author: Jay Woodman
Skills quotes by Jay Woodman
#85. As an artist you have to find something that deeply interests you. It's not enough to make art that is about art, to look at Matisse and Picasso and say, how can I paint like them? You have to be obsessed by something that can't come out in any other way, then the other things - the skill and technique - will follow. - Author: Anselm Kiefer
Skills quotes by Anselm Kiefer
#86. Opportunity shies away from need, but opportunity is attracted by talent and ability. What you don't want to happen is opportunity to turn cool on you. You don't want to offend opportunity. So the only thing you present to opportunity is ability, performance and skill. Don't present need to opportunity. - Author: Jim Rohn
Skills quotes by Jim Rohn
#87. Everybody sells something to somebody every day, whether it's a product, a service or just a case of making sure that they get their own way. - Author: Chris Murray
Skills quotes by Chris Murray
#88. Throughout the years I have tried to hone my skills to gain mastery over the music in my head. - Author: Kip Winger
Skills quotes by Kip Winger
#89. It takes courage and skill to be unambiguous and clear. - Author: Peter Senge
Skills quotes by Peter Senge
#90. Some people give time, some money, some their skills and connections, some literally give their life's blood ... but everyone has something to give. - Author: Barbara Bush
Skills quotes by Barbara Bush
#91. The main thing to remember when making friends is to genuinely be interested in the other person and their life. 'Curiosity is the key'. - Author: Megan Street
Skills quotes by Megan Street
#92. My popularity, my happiness and sense of worth depend to no small extent upon my skill in dealing with people. - Author: Dale Carnegie
Skills quotes by Dale Carnegie
#93. When you have some skills but don't fully understand your environment, there is no way you can be plus one. At best, you can be a zero. But a zero isn't a bad thing to be. You're competent enough not to create problems or make more work for everyone else. And you have to be competent, and prove to others that you are, before you can be extraordinary. There are no short-cuts, unfortunately. - Author: Chris Hadfield
Skills quotes by Chris Hadfield
#94. A woman with a voice like that should have the face of an angel, the body of a Greek sculpture, and the skills of a courtesan. Chances were, she was a haggard old crone.
The hulking workman began to gather his tools. "I hope ye and yer pa know what ye're doin'. Fop or no, no man takes well to losin' his belongings."
"Psht," the woman said airily. "It's not as if we plan on knocking him in the head and peeling his pockets."
That was something,at least, Dougal thought grimly. - Author: Karen Hawkins
Skills quotes by Karen Hawkins
#95. Believe it or not, Marshal, I believe in talk therapy, basic interpersonal skills. I have this radical idea that if you treat a patient with respect and listen to what he's trying to tell you, you just might reach him. (87) - Author: Dennis Lehane
Skills quotes by Dennis Lehane
#96. A genuinely humble attitude is one of the greatest skills in business. Because it compels us to LISTEN and LEARN. - Author: Adam Rifkin
Skills quotes by Adam Rifkin
#97. Cash was running low, so I'd applied for a job as an administrative assistant for a nonprofit arts group. Without question, my organizational skills were as sharp as my vision, and I had no office experience to speak of. Luckily for me, none of this surfaced during the interview.

'Ryan, pretend it's a rough morning for a sec. Handle this situation for me. When you arrive at work to open the arts resource centre, several people are already at the door. Two clients want immediate help with grant applications - you know those artists, they just can't wait! - and a third wants to use our library, which isn't open till noon. Entering the office, you hear the phone is ringing and see the message light is blinking. The fax machine looks jammed again, and we're expecting an important document. Among the people waiting is a courier with a package you need to sign for. Think about it, though. The lights haven't been turned on yet, and the sign put out front. The alarm needs the code within a minute, too. So, wow, rough morning. I'd like to know what you'd do first.'

'First I'd tell everybody how weird this is. I'm in the same test situation from my job interview. What are the chances?'

I started the next day. - Author: Ryan Knighton
Skills quotes by Ryan Knighton
#98. You will never be able to truly step inside another person, to see the world as he sees it, until you develop the pure desire, the strength of personal character, and the positive Emotional Bank Account, as well as the empathetic listening skills to do it. - Author: Stephen Covey
Skills quotes by Stephen Covey
#99. My aim in homeschooling is to give my children the ability to be an adult learner, a skill set that will last the rest of their lives. - Author: Nancy Pearcey
Skills quotes by Nancy Pearcey
#100. The basic skills of math, English and writing are not enough, ... You must develop a basic system of values to form and guide the use of these skills. The true test will not be what you learned in college, but how you used what you learned. - Author: Jim Rogers
Skills quotes by Jim Rogers
#101. Kids make their mark in life by doing what they can do, not what they can't ... School is important, but life is more important. Being happy is using your skills productively, no matter what they are. - Author: Howard Gardner
Skills quotes by Howard Gardner
#102. You can't change your beliefs as an act of will, in the way you can decide to improve your skills with chainsaw or keyboard. - Author: Daniel C. Dennett
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#103. Developing a skill is painful, though. It is difficult. And that's part of the satisfaction. You will only find meaning in what you struggle with. What you struggle to get good at next may not seem the exact right thing for you at first. With time and effort, however, you will discover new possibilities in yourself-an ability to solve problems, for instance, or to communicate, or to create beauty ... - Author: Atul Gawande
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#104. I heard her family might be moving to Anchorage.
Seriously? I would die if I had to move there.
I don't know, with all the UV rays here, it seems like Anchorage might actually provide a longer life span. You don't need as much sunblock, so it's a more economical choice as well. - Author: Richelle Mead
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#105. There is great skill in knowing how to conceal one's skill. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#106. When he is pushed, tormented, defeated, he has a chance to learn something; ... he learns his ignorance, is cured of the insanity of conceit; has got moderation and real skill. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#107. Wiping out is an underappreciated skill. - Author: Laird Hamilton
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#108. An almost indispensable skill for any creative person is the ability to pose the right questions. Creative people identify promising, exciting, and, most important, accessible routes to progress - and eventually formulate the questions correctly. - Author: Lisa Randall
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#109. Thinking is the ultimate human resource. Yet we can never be satisfied with our most important skill. No matter how good we become, we should always want to be better - Author: Edward De Bono
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#110. Chang Tzu tells us of a persevering man who after three laborious years mastered the art of dragon-slaying. For the rest of his days, he had not a single opportunity to test his skills. - Author: Jorge Luis Borges
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#111. The skills and productivity of American Workers, not to mention the taxes they pay, are the greatest economic resource our country has. To condemn large numbers of them to unemployment, to deprive the Treasury of their tax contributions and to force them to live on unemployment at public expense is the most expensive luxury any society ever chose to buy. - Author: Lane Kirkland
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#112. Even in the best and most peacefully civilized countries many occasions arise when a woman versed inthe knowledge and use of firarms may find that imformation and skill of great importance. - Author: Annie Oakley
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#113. I'm learning skills I will use for the rest of my life by doing homework ... procrastinating and negotiation. - Author: Bill Watterson
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#114. There are only two ways to influence human behavior: you can manipulate it or you can inspire it.

Very few people or companies can clearly articulate WHY they do WHAT they do. By WHY I mean your purpose, cause or belief - WHY does your company exist? WHY do you get out of bed every morning? And WHY should anyone care?

People don't buy WHAT you do, they buy WHY you do it.

We are drawn to leaders and organizations that are good at communicating what they believe. Their ability to make us feel like we belong, to make us feel special, safe and not alone is part of what gives them the ability to inspire us.

For values or guiding principles to be truly effective they have to be verbs. It's not "integrity," it's "always do the right thing." It's not "innovation," it's "look at the problem from a different angle." Articulating our values as verbs gives us a clear idea - we have a clear idea of how to act in any situation.

Happy employees ensure happy customers. And happy customers ensure happy shareholders - in that order.

Leading is not the same as being the leader. Being the leader means you hold the highest rank, either by earning it, good fortune or navigating internal politics. Leading, however, means that others willingly follow you - not because they have to, not because they are paid to, but because they want to.

You don't hire for skills, you hire for attitude. You can always teach skills.

Author: Simon Sinek
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#115. I get around OK with a toolbox. As a kid, I picked up skills following my dad through the oil fields of Oklahoma and West Texas. My wife Janine is hard to impress, but she does think it's cool when I fix things around the house. - Author: Ronnie Dunn
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#116. People live too much of their lives on email or the Internet or text messages these days. We're losing all of our communication skills. - Author: Tracy Morgan
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#117. College students can become extremely skilled at a few specialties, but many never learn what to do with those skills in the wider world. - Author: Peter Thiel
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#118. Most of the time you are growing up, people tell you what's wrong with you. Your coach tells you, your parents tell you, the teachers tell you when they grade you. I think that's very good in the early stages, because it helps you then develop skills. But at some point in your career, generally I think when you are in your teens, you look in a mirror and you have to say, despite all the bumps and warts, "I like that person I'm looking at, and let's just do our best." - Author: Robert Ballard
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#119. QUIRK THEORY: Many of the differences that cause a student to be excluded in school are the same traits or real-world skills that others will value, love, respect, or find compelling about that person in adulthood and outside of the school setting. - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#120. In today's competitive business world, it is not enough to do your job well; no, to be truly effective, you have to develop skills and strategies for things you'll never have to do, and situations that will never come up. - Author: Rob Payne
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#121. A true master will not deceive an able disciple. You are hampered by the limits you set and no limit can be set on skill. - Author: Wayne Gerard Trotman
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#122. Great self-skills are self-confident, self-courage and self-steadiness. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#123. It takes two to have a fight. - Author: Roberta M. Gilbert
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#124. Salander was up at 5:00 the next morning and hacked into the NSF Major Research Instrumentation supercomputer at the New Jersey Institute of Technology - she needed all the mathematical skills she could muster. - Author: David Lagercrantz
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#125. The key is selecting the right people to join the team, those with the right skills and values, those who embrace our purpose. - Author: Ken Jennings
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#126. The true value of sport is more than the skills that young people learn. - Author: Thomas Menino
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#127. People who are adept in healthy self-expression exercise front-end consideration before speaking. - Author: Laurie Buchanan
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#128. Two thirds of success is skill. - Author: Matshona Dhliwayo
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#129. Mild success can be explainable by skills and labor. Wild success is attributable to variance. - Author: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
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#130. Many of the benefits of CBT (cognitive behavioral therapy) can be obtained without going into therapy. There are a number of self-help books, CDs and computer programs that have been used to treat depression and some of these have been tested in clinical trials with positive results. I can particularly recommend these two books. One is 'Control Your Depression', the lead author of which is Peter Lewinsohn, a Professor of Psychology at the University of Oregon ... The other book that I can recommend with confidence is 'Feeling Good' by the psychiatrist David Burns. 'Control Your Depression' emphasizes behavioral techniques like increasing pleasant activities, improving social skills and learning to relax. 'Feeling Good' puts greater emphasis on changing the way people think about themselves. But both books include both cognitive and behavioral techniques. - Author: Irving Kirsch
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#131. 'Dog Days' was recorded with pens and the wall, and half a stolen drum kit that was out of tune, in what was basically a cupboard. The only instrument I could really play was my voice, so we just layered everything a hundred times. It was enthusiasm over skill. - Author: Florence Welch
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#132. I made the mistake of snooping and reading the model's journal. We finished having medium-to-boring sex and I rifled through his things while he took a shower. I am pretty good at snooping around. It started in my own house, where I would go through every drawer and every pocket in my parents' room. Luckily, I didn't find much at home except for some well-worn copies of Playboy that seem positively charming compared to the up-close butt fisting that pops up on my computer these days when I am trying to order salad tongs from Target. I honed my snooping skills when I babysat. It was then that I saw my first diaphragm, laxatives, and stacks of cash in an underwear drawer. I have basically ransacked every house I have been allowed into. My snooping tendencies have now abated somewhat, but I still have to fight the urge to immediately go through people's shit. I am not proud of this and I realize that by admitting this I am limiting future opportunities to be a houseguest. - Author: Amy Poehler
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#133. are women's strengths? Verbal skills and memory, - Author: Deborah R. Wagner
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#134. People call me Wayne Wonder and it also goes back to football because I could do mad skills with the ball and people would marvel and wonder how I could do it. - Author: Wayne Wonder
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#135. His brain cells had sunk to an area of his body that didn´t help his vocabulary skills. - Author: Tracey Alvarez
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#136. Improve writing skills: 1. Keep paragraphs short. 2. Use bold and CAPS to make points. 3. Start with a question or short statement. 4. Give me meat in the middle. All meat. 5. Make me smile, think, or act at the end. - Author: Jeffrey Gitomer
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#137. But to do its noticing and judging, poetry balances itself on the pinprick of the moment. Slowing down, stopping yourself completely, to read and understand a poem is like trying to acquire an old-fashioned skill ... - Author: Ian McEwan
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#138. Excellence is not a skill, excellence is an attitude. - Author: Conor McGregor
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#139. The more you learn about yourself and your family tree, your self-esteem goes up. They will learn archival skills, historical analysis and science skills. You learn all this in the most seductive way, and that is through learning about yourself. Who doesn't like talking about themselves? It doesn't seem like science or history, it's just fun. - Author: Henry Louis Gates
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#140. He's gods' blessed. He can do more than one thing at once. Be an idiot and be responsible. He has these multiple skills."
"Much like women, but they're not called gods' blessed. They're just called women. - Author: Melina Marchetta
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#141. My negotiation skills are are on par with George Bush's reading ability. And just like Dubya, every time I've tried to put forth an effort, I am reminded that my only true strength lies in drinking. - Author: Chelsea Handler
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#142. I had developed a survival skill of using my wit to score for myself. If a scene was dying, I'd lob in these little bombshell lines that would get me some attention and a laugh without really helping the scene. - Author: Harold Ramis
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#143. Even though it's a shortened format of the game, Twenty20 allows people with different skills to play in a team and play their specific roles. Obviously there's not too much time to waste balls, but if you look at guys who play well in the top six, they have a fairly decent amount of good cricketing ability. - Author: Rahul Dravid
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#144. Recovery is an important word and a vital concept. It means renewal of life and energy. Knowing how and when to recover may prove to be the most important skill in your life. - Author: James E. Loehr
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#145. The goal for the Laureus Sport For Good Foundation is to give kids an opportunity to be involved in sports and hopefully learn some lessons along the way. We want to put them in a safe environment, help them if they need it and maybe they will get a scholarship to a school because of the skills that they learn. Sport is just a starting point. - Author: Martina Navratilova
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#146. Psychopathy was positively associated with in-house ratings of charisma and presentation style: creativity, good strategic thinking, and excellent communication skills. - Author: Kevin Dutton
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#147. Another one of my mystery skills I can't seem to remember. I really hope cooking is on that list, because I'd like to be able to make cupcakes without turning them into cement. - Author: Courtney Allison Moulton
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#148. I used to do stuff at college. I could do voices. I could make some people laugh. I wasn't the class clown, but I knew I had this skill. - Author: Steve Coogan
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#149. If optimism is important, it's because many outcomes are determined by how much of it we bring to the task. It is an important ingredient of success. This flies in the face of the elite view that talent is the primary requirement of a good life, but in many cases the difference between success and failure is determined by nothing more than our sense of what is possible and the energy we can muster to convince others of our due. We might be doomed not by a lack of skill, but by an absence of hope! - Author: Alain De Botton
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#150. Rise in great might to fulfill your special specific mission. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#151. I'm interested in all forms of performance, yet I think it's difficult to be as equally talented in all of them as they call for such different skills. At the moment, I still feel I'm learning and want as much experience and variety as possible. - Author: Felicity Jones
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#152. American field players would really help themselves if they were exposed to a steady stream of box experience. Box lacrosse is an extremely valuable background for a young player, we need to incorporate more of the indoor skills in to the field game. It is almost a requirement to have a top player with indoor experience on your roster right now. - Author: Dom Starsia
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#153. Still, it was a starting point for someone with my special skills - the professional ones - and I pondered it as I worked. It was, after all, an area of real personal interest to me. And additionally, if this had been Deborah's case, she would almost certainly have demanded some kind of special insight from Sick and Twisted Me. So I thought about it, and although I came up with nothing helpful, at least it passed the time. - Author: Jeff Lindsay
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#154. In a high-IQ job pool, soft skills like discipline, drive and empathy mark those who emerge as outstanding. - Author: Daniel Goleman
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#155. We're all given some sort of skill in life. Mine just happens to be beating up on people. - Author: Sugar Ray Leonard
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#156. I think Broadway is good for sharpening your skills. It's the best for really reaching the zenith of your talent. You go so far and reach the peak of it and you say, "Maybe this is the best performance I can do." - Author: Michael Jackson
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#157. Do you understand the plan?"
They all stared for a few silent moments. Then Simon pointed. "What's that wobbly thing?" he said. "Is it a tree?"
"Those are the gates," Jace said.
"Ohh," said Isabelle, pleased. "So what are the swirly bits? Is there a moat?
"Those are trajectory lines - Honestly, am I the only person who's ever seen a strategy map?", Jace demanded, throwing his stele down and raking his hand through his blond hair. "Do you understand anything I just said."
"No," Clary said. "Your strategy is probably awesome, but your drawing skills are terrible; all the Endarkened look like trees, and the fortress looks like a frog. - Author: Cassandra Clare
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#158. I think I have the skills. I'm a great judge of talent. I just know basketball. - Author: Tim Hardaway
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#159. Your law may be perfect, your knowledge of human affairs may be such as to enable you to apply it with wisdom and skill, and yet without individual acquaintance with men, their haunts and habits, the pursuit of the profession becomes difficult, slow, and expensive. - Author: William Dunbar
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#160. If you listen to your body and your intuition, they'll guide you well. There are countless ways to develop listening skills. Some helpful and classic practices include: dancing and drumming, sitting and walking meditations, t'ai chi or chi kung, painting or journal writing. It's important to find what works for you, and even the time of day or night that works best for you. Whatever you choose, the commonality is that they all offer an opportunity for quieting the mind, and slowing down enough to be
present and able to listen for inner guidance - and guidance from the plants themselves. - Author: Robin Rose Bennett
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#161. Stoudemire is like Alonzo Mourning and my old teammates Willis Reed and Dave DeBusschere. He's aggressive and make things happen. He's always hustling and muscling, hounding and pounding guys into submission. - Author: Walt Frazier
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#162. Yogi's been an inspiration to me, not only because of his baseball skills, but of course for the enduring mark he left on the English language. Some in the press corps think he might even be my speechwriter. - Author: George H. W. Bush
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#163. Big egos have little ears. - Author: Robert Schuller
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#164. It takes skill to be real. Time to heal each other - Author: Tupac Shakur
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#165. If you haven't done much giving in your life-try it and see how you feel afterwards. - Author: Michelle Moore
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#166. One trouble with developing speed reading skills is that by the time you realize a book is boring you've already finished it. - Author: Franklin P. Jones
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#167. The deaf community is in a favorable position because they have a national theatre and training groups of their own to get them started. Deaf actors have often acquired very valuable skills and experience before they get their break. - Author: Richard Masur
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#168. You can take the pain, the frustration, the skills, the talent, the experience you have inside you and package it into something that will benefit the world and you get paid for it. That's how greatness is made! - Author: Nicky Verd
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#169. One of the bigger mistakes of our time, I suppose, was preaching the demonization of all judgment without teaching how to judge righteously. We now live in an age where, apart from the inability to bear even good judgment when it so passes by, still everyone, inevitably, has a viral opinion (judgment) about everything and everyone, but little skill in good judgment as its verification or harness. - Author: Criss Jami
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#170. Unless the chemist learns the language of mathematics, he will become a provincial and the higher branches of chemical work, that require reason as well as skill, will gradually pass out of his hands. - Author: Alexander Crum Brown
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#171. I accepted that I was wired differently than most people, or, more precisely, that my wiring was toward one end of a spectrum of different human configurations. My innate logical skills were significantly greater than my interpersonal skills. - Author: Graeme Simsion
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#172. Management and leadership are not separate spheres. The two skills work together in the larger realm of communityship. - Author: Henry Mintzberg
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#173. Consists of knowledge, judgment, creativity, and practical skills as enacted in real life - Author: Anonymous
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#174. Learning to be aware of feelings, how they arise and how to use them creatively so they guide us to happiness, is an essential lifetime skill. - Author: Joan Z. Borysenko
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#175. Good leaders motivate others by their listening skills. We are to: avoid prejudicial first impressions; become less self-centered; withhold initial criticism; stay calm; listen with empathy; be active listeners; clarify what we hear; and recognize the healing power of listening. Then we are to act on what we hear - Author: John C. Maxwell
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#176. Empowering means helping teams develop their skills and knowledge and supporting them to use their talents. - Author: Ken Blanchard
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#177. Even though sometimes you feel like you're hand cuffed you're really not because it really takes skill to play the music properly. - Author: Eric Hernandez
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#178. We think of English as a fortress to be defended, but a better analogy is to think of English as a child. We love and nurture it into being, and once it gains gross motor skills, it starts going exactly where we don't want it to go: it heads right for the goddamned electrical sockets. We dress it in fancy clothes and tell it to behave, and it comes home with its underwear on its head and wearing someone else's socks. As English grows, it lives its own live, and this is right and healthy. - Author: Kory Stamper
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#179. Robert A. Bjork It is natural for people to think that learning is a matter of building up skills or knowledge in one's memory, and that forgetting is a matter of losing some of what was built up. From that perspective, learning is a good thing and forgetting is a bad thing. The relationship between learning and forgetting is not, however, so simple, and in certain important respects is quite the opposite: Conditions that produce forgetting often enable additional learning, for example, and learning or recalling some things is a contributor to the forgetting of other things. - Author: Aaron S. Benjamin
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#180. I would not say that secret-keeping is one of my finer skills, actually. - Author: Claire Danes
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#181. I've talked with many other people who have found constructive ways to bridge gaps and fill holes that others merely walk around, and in the process have annointed themelves to roles others might not have chosen for of the best ways to move from one field to another is to figure out how your skills can be translated into different settings. - Author: Tina Seelig
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#182. In my experience with EEG Biofeedback and ADD, many people are able to improve their reading skills and decrease their need for medication. Also, EEG biofeedback has helped to decrease impulsivity and aggressiveness. It is a powerful tool, in part, because the patient becomes part of the treatment process by taking more control over his own physiological processes. - Author: Daniel Amen
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#183. Often when people think of social involvement, they think of providing something that will meet people's needs in some way. We will do something for the poor. We will provide for them food, furniture, help, education, skills, or whatever. These can all be good starting points. But we need to go further. Poverty is about marginalization and powerlessness. And some forms of charitable intervention can leave people marginalized. They can reinforce a sense of powerlessness. Something is done for the poor. They remain passive. They are not becoming contributors to society. They become more dependent on others. So social involvement is more than presenting people with solutions. Good social involvement is helping people to find their own solutions. We want people to be proactive in their lives and to regain their God-given dignity as human beings made to contribute to community life. So at the heart of good social action is the participation of those in - Author: Tim Chester
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#184. The knowledge and skills you have achieved are meant to be forgotten so you can float comfortably in emptiness, without obstruction. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#185. If you are really working on something intensely, your social skills fall away and you are not fit to be brought out into public. - Author: Jay Cassidy
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#186. It is next to impossible to learn a complex skill by observation alone. One does not learn to play the violin by watching Heifitz or the piano by observing Rubenstein. - Author: David Elkind
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#187. From assorted challenges, diverse gifts, unique personalities, and varied contributions, Mary and Martha lead us to the Necessary One--Jesus Christ. Like the sisters of Bethany, we do not fully acknowledge Him as necessary until we confront our lost and fallen condition without Him. Most often that occurs when we face a crisis greater than alternative methods can help us to survive. In such dire circumstances, when neither our finest skills nor those of anyone else on earth are effective, we become profoundly humble. We cry out to the One who is necessary, and we wait--wait for Him--because we realize that no other power can rescue us. - Author: Camille Fronk Olson
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#188. Apart from boosting our long-term economic strength like other Asian economic powers, Philippine companies expanding overseas and going beyond our comfort zones, or going to some uncharted territories, will help sharpen our management skills. - Author: Andrew Tan
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#189. Tricks and treachery are merely proofs of lack of skill. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#190. When I was first painting the Monopoly guy I received a criticism. People said, "You're just painting cartoon characters, anyone can do that," but I'm actually a very skilled artist. That's why I released a Jack Nicholson portrait right after that that was very detailed in the face to show my skills. - Author: Alec Monopoly
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#191. The high-quality communication is to bridge differences and encourage problem-solving. - Author: Pearl Zhu
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#192. Yesterday when we went over the plan again and again, I never thought about Grandad showing up. Because I'm an idiot, basically
an idiot with poor planning skills. Of course he's here. Where else would he be?
Seriously, what else could go wrong? - Author: Holly Black
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#193. This is me telling you, you are amazing and beautiful. You are doing so much right! The children are watching so show them. Show them what it looks like to feel your own worth and celebrate your skills. - Author: Tsara Shelton
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#194. I was a natural skater, but I also took private lessons to enhance my skills. - Author: Paul Coffey
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#195. In this new world, you and I make it up as we go along, not because we lack expertise or planning skills, but because that is the nature of reality. Reality changes shape and meaning because of our activity. And it is constantly new. We are required to be there, as active participants. It can't happen without us and nobody can do it for us. - Author: Margaret J. Wheatley
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#196. Dan bit back a growl. No smooth-talking, barely-shaving stripling was going to charm her away. She needed a mature man, one with the skills and experience to protect her, provide for her. Hands balled into fists, Dan inhaled through his nose in an effort to stem the rising tide of jealousy that nearly had him shouting at her again. Maybe he shouldn't be in such a hurry to send her back to Richland. Where younger men named Clarence waited in the wings. - Author: Karen Witemeyer
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#197. People who wish to go into the future should have two skills to succeed - the ability to deal with people and the ability to sell. - Author: Shiv Khera
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#198. The pressure on young chefs today is far greater than ever before in terms of social skills, marketing skills, cooking skills, personality and, more importantly, delivering on the plate. So you need to be strong. Physically fit. So my chefs get weighed every time they come into the kitchen. - Author: Gordon Ramsay
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#199. Skills and special abilities will only grow if you practice more. You become a star-performer by doing. Let performance and production of desired results become a consistent habit associated with your personal brand. - Author: Archibald Marwizi
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#200. Going back to the basis, the phrase 'Fight Like A Girl', and we've all heard that growing up. And by that they mean that you're some kind of weakling and have no skills as a male. It's said to little boys when they can't fight yet, and it ridicules us. By the time we were born, the most of us hear things which program you to accept and know that you are less than your male counter part. It comes apparent in the way you're paid for your job, it comes apparent when yóu are not allowed to go outside after a certain hour because you stand a good chance of getting raped while no one says that to your boyfriend. While women, anywhere, live in some kind of fear, there is no equality and that is mathematically impossible. We cannot see that change or solved in our lifetimes, but we have to do everything that we can. We should remind ourselves that we are fifty-one percent. Everyone should know that fighting like a girl is a positive thing and that there is not inherently anything wrong with us by the fact that we are born like ladies. That is a beautiful thing that we should never be put down because of. Being compared to a woman should only make a man feel stronger. It should be a compliment. In this world we're creating it actually is.

I remember this one guy who came to our show in Texas or something and he had painted his shirt "real men fight like a girl", and I cried, because he was going away in the army next day. He bought my book because he wanted something he co - Author: Emilie Autumn
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