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Gopher Tortoises Fight But Kids Shouldn't

Gopher tortoises fight to solve conflicts. They bump and ram until one of them runs away. A gopher tortoise fight is normal but it is not the way well socialized children should handle conflict. Watch this video to see how NOT to handle conflict…
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Stephen Colbert Has Free Speech

Comedian Stephen Colbert offended viewers when he ripped into President Trump during a monologue on his late-night television talk show. Social media blew up, people arguing that his comments were homophobic, crude, and overly aggressive. Stephen…
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Muddy Jeans Cause Uproar!

Displayed with the designer jeans at Nordstrom is the new Barracuda Straight Leg Jean. Weighing in at a whopping $425 a pair, these lux dungarees are covered in a “caked-on muddy coating” and look tough and beat-as though the gentleman who…
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Poor Social Skills Go Viral

Surprise! Another video of an airline employee in an altercation with a customer has gone viral.   Dear Everyone on Earth,   If you use poor social skills in public you will be recorded and the video uploaded to…
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Are You Brutally Honest or Do You Just Lack Tact?

Have some tact. “I like your purple door.” comments a passing neighbor. “Other people don’t, but I do…and who cares about them anyway, right?” she chuckles flippantly as she strolls away. “Hmmm...not really a compliment,”…
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How To Be a Great Social Skills Trainer

The objective of social skills training is to teach children and teens social skills. Sometimes completing that task is easier said than done. Not every “trainer” is good at training. While a great social skills trainer excites and engages…
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Etiquette vs. Social Skills

People ask us all the time to explain the difference between etiquette and social skills. It is a great question! We have created a short animation to help explain the difference. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BwStti9J6Jw&feature=em-upload_owner If…
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Can I Make Money Teaching Social Skills?

Can I make money teaching social skills? Yes you can make money teaching social skills! Society needs people to teach children and teens social skills. Use these five smart strategies and open a successful social skills training company. Five…
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What Are Social Skills?

What are social skills? Social skills are the skills necessary to appropriately communicate and interact with others. Why do we need to teach children social skills? We are not born socialized. When we are born, we fail to understand the…

Social Capital is Earned through Good Social Skills

Jennifer looked up from her computer screen when she heard the light knock. A fairly new co-worker waited expectantly at the entrance to Jennifer’s cubicle. “Jennifer, I would like to discuss that snide comment you made yesterday after…