Friends, subscribers, fellow humans, We’ve reached a pause. One year. What a year. I came up with this idea for sharing weekly content in late summer/e…
Good communication is built on 4 pillars: respect, authenticity, trust, and honesty. With all four of those, communication can flourish. This does not …
Communication is profoundly common and mundane. Nothing could be more ordinary. Yet connecting with others is sacred. Paradox. We give some of ourselve…
Artwork: Gravitational Waves. Image: © NASA. [[Author’s Note: This week’s article is a little out there — even in comparison to some of my other oddbal…
What are the communication channels of our future?
Miscommunication doesn’t really exist. “What?!! Miscommunication doesn’t exist?! It’s everywhere!” you might be saying to yourself. Stick with me for a…
It's easy to think about communication as nice, neat, simple, straightforward. Unfortunately, this isn't reality. Interpretation is messy, but it's als…
As one of the primary mechanisms of our interactions, language is part of communication. But where is it?
People talk a lot about using communication to make people aware of things. “We communicated it to them.” Awareness. What is being aware, really though…
As ubiquitous and pervasive communication is, the absence of communication is actually a quite interesting place to look for clues about what is going …
Emotions are important to communication. But where to start? Emotions are inherent to humans communicating.
Communication and relationships are the same thing. And thus far, I’ve talked about relationships in mostly 1:1 terms. That is, one person to one perso…