Blog David Kay CEO of WordPash

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What is the most critical but often overlooked ingredient for success?

When you ask most people what it takes to be successful in any field they will usually answer: determination, perseverance, grit or some similar adjective. All of this maybe true but these traits, as necessary as they are, are impalpable and often subjective. What is “determination” to one person may be different to someone else. […]

Why having a high Vocabulary is essential

It is no mystery that in order to be taken seriously in life you have to have a high vocabulary. Knowing what words to use and when to use them can often make the difference between getting a job, getting into the right degree program, or even making the right connections. If you can navigate […]


We all want to use our natural talent. Whether our talent is in music, engineering, art, or writing there is evidence that these innate traits or aptitudes are motivators and in the proper circumstances can produce feelings of accomplishment, satisfaction, and joy. In 1925, Johnson O’Connor was the first to begin rigorous study of natural […]

The American Word Scramble

Language decides one’s destiny, especially in a foreign land. For a girl coming from India, who has had all her schooling in English, settling down in the US, must be pretty easy isn’t it? Well, it is not all fairy tale. Although I had my schooling in English, I spoke my native language at home. […]

Tommy’s Job Hunting Journey

A classroom is like a box of chocolates, filled with surprises. Each kid possesses a unique personality and traits. You won’t know them, until you peep into their behavior patterns, hobbies, interests and routine habits. Tommy was one such kid in his middle school class, academically he was an average student. He did not stand […]

How Words Transformed TOMMY

To illustrate the value of understanding words the story of  Tommy comes to mind.  His whole life changed starting in the 6th grade but I will start this narrative much earlier in his life so the reader can appreciate the context.  At the age five Tommy was an energetic child growing up on the Santa […]