Daily Archives: October 5, 2014

Cultural Exchange: American Folk Music

Would you be surprised that a Korean knows the song “Oh Susanna”? Today’s language exchange included a discussion about how my Korean mentor learned American folk music in middle school.  Songwriter Stephen Foster was very popular his middle school, because … Continue reading

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Putting it out there lets people criticize you

I wrote my first notebook entry in italki.  I was suddenly reminded of LingQ’s writing correction feature as people commented on my introduction. Am I the only person who feels too fragile to accept criticism from strangers? I don’t mind the Korean … Continue reading

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Contributing to your priorities? Journaling for clarity

Often when you get a new idea, project, task, or opportunity, it is exciting.  How do you decide if this new idea is worth your time? Write a list of your top three priorities.  Then consider the new idea to … Continue reading

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