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10 examples of instances in which you should keep your mouth shut

Elizabeth Bromstein | Jul 25, 2014 5:40 pm

Knowing when you to open your mouth and when to keep it shut is a valuable wisdom. We all sometimes don’t speak up when we should, and do speak when we shouldn’t. Successful people know the value of keeping quiet.


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