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Christmas Lights Around the Globe

Created on Mon, 18/12/2017 - 14:18 by Peta Brady, Open2Study blog writer 

Berlin Xmas Lights

Planning a Christmas vacation? Get your passport ready, because we’ve rounded up some of the world’s top destinations for viewing spectacular Christmas lights and decorations. All you have to do is decide which one to visit!

 

Effective email communication - Do you email correctly?

Created on Wed, 13/12/2017 - 11:27 by Peta Brady, Open2Study blog writer 

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Given the amount of emails we send and receive every day, I am still surprised by how many of them are, well, terrible! Incorrect names, poor spelling, rude tone – the list goes on. And while I understand many of us quickly fire off emails because we’re busy, taking a little extra time before hitting ‘send’ can improve not only the response you receive, but also your relationship with the recipient.

Open2Study's top tips for summer reading!

Created on Wed, 29/11/2017 - 11:41 by Peta Brady, Open2Study blog writer 

 

Who doesn’t love getting lost in a good book? Especially over summer, when the days are long and holidays are in full swing. No matter what your favourite genre may be, we’ve got you covered with these top picks for your 2017/18 summer reading list.

Knowledge for Free: Negotiation & Conflict Resolution is a skill worth having!

Created on Tue, 14/11/2017 - 11:47 by Peta Brady, Open2Study blog writer 

Knowing how to handle yourself in a conflict situation isn’t always easy, and if you’re not careful things can become heated pretty quickly. Whether at school or in the workplace, maintaining a level of professionalism and coming to a resolution that works for everyone involved is key, and one of the best ways to achieve this is through negotiation.


But not everyone is a born negotiator, and that’s where we come in.

Spelling Matters: 10 Common Misspellings to Avoid

Created on Thu, 09/11/2017 - 11:54 by Peta Brady, Open2Study blog writer 

English is a complicated language, thanks to its many irregularities, conflicting rules and weird exceptions. Spelling mistakes are easy to make, but we all make them, and that’s how we learn!

With this in mind, I thought I’d share 10 of the most common spelling errors.

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