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30 Days of Social Connection Day Twelve: Video Calls

by Mindy Lockard on April 23, 2020

30 Days of Social Connection | Day TWELVE: Video Calls                 Today’s Power Skill: Phone Skills  Today’s Power Skill is Video Calls and while I know many teens / tweens have a lot of experience on Video Chat with friends, there is a difference when talking to […]

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30 Days of Social Connection | Day Eleven: PHONE

by Mindy Lockard on April 20, 2020

30 Days of Social Connection | Day ELEVEN: Phone Skills                  Today’s Power Skill: Phone Skills Hello? Hello? Today we are talking about elevating our Phone skills, taking them from Good (which is what you’re already doing) and elevating them to BEST! Of course when you are talking […]

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30 Days of Social Connection | Day TEN: Listening to Learn                 Today’s Power Skill: Listening to Learn Ok friends, listen up, today’s skill might be one if the THE most important POWER skill of our 30 Days of Social Connection: Listening to Learn! Why, you might ask? […]

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by Mindy Lockard on April 14, 2020

Happy DAY NINE of our #30DaysofSocialConnection…                 Today’s Power Skill: Conversation Starters We’ve all been in that situation where we’ve asked a question only to have it answered with one or two words and followed by a looooog pause. Most likely it’s because we had asked a CLOSED conversation […]

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Happy DAY EIGHT of our #30DaysofSocialConnection…                 Today’s Power Skill: CURIOUS Questions One of the most important pre professional skills I teach at the Junior High and High School level is the art of Informational Interviewing. Informational Interviewing, quite simply, is the social habit of asking questions of […]

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