Just a personal post today. As a teacher of the English language, I am amazed at the capacities of the written word. Effective communication has the ability to transform, to re-energize, to motivate and to empower. If I have learned anything as writer, however, it is that what we write is nowhere near as important as why.
Now, I’ll be the first to remind you, dear reader, that I am not an eloquent writer. This used to bother me more than it does now, but it does not hinder my desire to communicate. (Although I apologize in advance to the teachers who read my posts and cringe at their awkward phrasing and grammatical inconsistencies…) Simply put, I enjoy expression.
This blog and its attempts to help those desiring to create a little something for themselves, is in effect, a channel of gratitude to the written word. It is a sometimes-sloppy recognition that communication is the source of human potential. The greatest aspect of this potential is that it is available to everyone.
Learning how to hone these types of skills and become a better communicator is priority one for me. I know that writing and communication skills can enhance a person’s life. I also know that opportunity and favorable chance follow those who embrace them.
I hope that my simple endeavor of writing this blog and pursuing entrepreneurial goals will showcase my belief in the power of communication. We are, as human beings and social creatures, naturally drawn to each other. I hope to take this simple fact and build upon it.
It may be a naive or doe-eyed sentiment, but I do hope I can leave this world a little more richer than I found it.
And I hope I can inspire others to do the same.
Feel free to comment and let me know what you think. Am I being too naive? Should communication skills be prized so highly? I would love to know what you think.
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