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People Who Have Inspired Me

Posted May 31, 2017 in Communicators in Action

There are a lot of people who have inspired me. But the ones who have really have inspired me are the ones who have walked along beside me for my whole life.

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Listening: The Forgotten Side of Communication

Posted May 24, 2017 in Stories and Strategies for Success

People with communication difficulties today are fortunate to live in a time when there are so many technological tools to help give them a voice. Yet no matter how good the technology, there are two sides to effective communication, and the benefits of these tools will be lost unless we are prepared to listen.

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My First Love

Posted May 17, 2017 in Communicators in Action

My name is Chester R. Cheesman. I wanted to give you a little background about the ways I communicate.

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Let’s Give ‘em Something to Talk About

Posted May 10, 2017 in Stories and Strategies for Success

I have 14 delightful nieces and nephews spread between 3 different states, none in Illinois where I live. Visits are extra special, but also pretty short. This makes one particular habit of my nieces especially endearing.

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In Plain English

Posted May 3, 2017 in What's New!

For many people in this country, speaking English is like walking—it seems to come to them without effort. But for immigrants of all ages, mastering English means taking on a language that isn’t their native tongue.

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