Listening to a Foreign Language: The Struggle is Real

In my daily life, I am frequently brought into contact with people who speak languages other than English.  It’s not always Spanish—I overhear conversations in German, Mandarin, Cantonese, Hindi, Arabic, Portuguese, and others that I haven’t been able to recognize—but most often it is in fact Spanish.  And if there’s one surefire way to reinforce … Continue reading Listening to a Foreign Language: The Struggle is Real

Motivational Speech

So there’s an elephant in the room.  It’s just a little one, but I’ve noticed it, as I’ve thought over these blogs and the topics I’d like to eventually cover.  That elephant’s name is Motivation.  I’ve skirted around the topic a few times.  Having clear and compelling motivation is a key point of conversation in … Continue reading Motivational Speech