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Ten impediments to effective communication

There are countless reasons why effective, high-quality communication can be difficult. We are all individuals, with different ways of seeing the world, different biases and goals and vulnerabilities. Too often we judge what we see and hear based on our own experiences and predispositions. We must remember, however, that effective communication begins with mutual respect, […]

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New Surfboard Types and Designs – Are They Really New? What’s the latest from legendary designer Tom Morey?

Creative innovators introduce new types and designs of surfboards all the time, but they rarely seem to be successful. Surfers in general don’t like change. Most surfers follow the best professional surfers and try to surf their boards, with little success in most cases. If the new type of surfboard is a little different, it […]

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Monsters rise from the grave in new ways

From the 1910s to the 1950s, many classic movie monsters, such as Frankenstein (1910), Nosferatu (1922), Dracula (1931), The Werewolf (1941), and The Creature from the Black Lagoon (1953), made its first mainstream. appearances. These monsters leapt from the literary pages of their respective novels to the big screen. Few would consider these demons appropriate […]