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Activity 7: Punctuation Exercise

Phillip Faris HRD Press PDF

Handout 7.1


Punctuation Exercise 



Punctuate the following sentences. Note: not all sentences require additional  punctuation. 


1. My briefcase included client files a calculator my appointment book business  cards pencils pens and a note pad. 

2. During the sales call the client was genial but reserved. 

3. Today more women are in decision‐making positions than ever before. 

4. The salesperson waited for the opportunity to make his presentation, but the  opportunity never came. 

5. To prepare for the sales call the sales manager asked his people to do three  things: (1) have a call objective (2) develop a call plan and (3) have all the  necessary sales materials. 

6. The chance for advancement never materialized therefore he quit. 

7. We thought we had lost the account; consequently, we were happy when they  reordered. 

8. My boss copy of the report was in the office, so she borrowed her secretarys. 

9. Dennis proposal arrived today so Mary called for an appointment. 

10. We wanted to attend the sales managers meeting but were unable to book a  flight that would get us there in time. 

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15. Deconstructing Dirty Harry: Clint Eastwood’s undoing of the Hollywood myth of screen masculinity

Glen O Gabbard Karnac Books ePub


Clint Eastwood attained super-star box office status as The Man with No Name’ through Sergio Leone’s spaghetti westerns in the nineteen sixties and Don Siegel films, especially Dirty Harry (1971), in which he played the title part. Eastwood exemplified the prototypical macho male Hollywood hero: cold, refractory, cruel, sadistic, murderous, ferocious and seemingly invulnerable, his callous contempt and abuse extending no less to women than to men. However, in his directorial debut, Play Misty For Me (1971), Eastwood cast himself as a character whose vulnerability contrasted markedly with his iconic screen persona, a portrayal that anticipated themes that recurred ever more poignantly in his subsequent films.

In Misty, Eastwood plays an all-night disc jockey Dave Garver, a philanderer who has jeopardised his relationship with a girlfriend, Tobie (Donna Mills). They have temporarily parted but it is evident that he wishes to rebuild that relationship. A girl regularly requests Erroll Garner’s ballad ‘Mist/, which he occasionally plays. One night Dave is picked up by Evelyn (Jessica Walter), the girl who likes ‘Misty’, in a bar. They agree to a one-night-stand with ‘no strings’. Evelyn turns out to be a morbidly jealous and murderous psychotic. She invades Dave’s life with ever-increasing intimidation and violence, including verbal abuse, stalking and humiliation in public. Later she slashes her wrists, tears his house apart, attacks him with a knife, severely injures his maid and murders a policeman investigating the case. When Evelyn is caught and imprisoned, Dave and Tobie negotiate a brief reconciliation. However, Evelyn is unexpectedly released and the terror resumes. She moves in with Tobie (who has not met her previously) as a room-mate, ties her up, threatens to murder her and stabs Dave when he tries to rescue her. A struggle ensues, Dave punches her over a balcony and she falls to her death. In the final scene Dave, bleeding and shaken, leans dependently on Tobie as she helps him to the car.

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4. Hotels

Mark Bernardo Roaring Forties Press PDF
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4. The process of internal consultation

Robert Bor Karnac Books ePub

The process of internal consultation is inextricably linked to the task of the consultant. In this chapter we describe both the consultant’s task as well as the skills and procedures which can be used in order to cany out this task.

Consultation can help to define, clarify and solve problems through a conversation between the consultee and consultant The taskoi the consultant is:

Through a conversation, to help the consultee to define and clarify problems, and find his own solutions by increasing the competence of the consultee and the options or choices available to him without blaming anyone or invalidating a particular view.

The consultant helps to create an environment in which change can occur. While change may be sought, the consultant may not have any control over the direction of change or decisions made by the consultee.

Consultants in hospital settings might consider whether it is a prerequisite for them to have a comprehensive understanding of the medical condition with which the consultee works. Certainly some basic knowledge can help in the initial problem-defining phase. In haemophilia care, for example, one might guess that being a life-long and chronic condition, problems may manifest between staff and patients as the latter have to attend regularly for their care over many years and close staff-patient relationships may develop. Questioning is particularly helpful for gathering information and exploring initial ideas. Examples of questions to a consultee in relation to general medical problems are listed below:

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Chapter 7 Universal Birthrights

Peter Barnes Berrett-Koehler Publishers ePub

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal,
that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights,
that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness
U.S. Declaration of Independence, 1776

Capitalism and community arent natural allies. Capitalisms emphasis on individual acquisition and consumption is usually antithetical to the needs of community. Where capitalism is about the pursuit of self-interest, community is about connecting toand at times assistingothers. Its driven not by monetary gain but by caring, giving, and sharing.

While the opportunity to advance ones self-interest is essential to happiness, so too is community. No person is an island, and no one can truly attain happiness without connection to others. This raises the question of how to promote community. One view is that community cant be promoted; it either arises spontaneously or it doesnt. Another view is that community can be strengthened through public schools, farmers markets, charitable gifts, and the like. Its rarely imagined that community can be built into our economic operating system. In this chapter I show how it can beif our operating system includes a healthy commons sector.

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