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…
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Good communication is built on 4 pillars: respect, authenticity, trust, and honesty. With all four of those, communication can flourish. This does not …
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Communication is profoundly common and mundane. Nothing could be more ordinary. Yet connecting with others is sacred. Paradox. We give some of ourselve…
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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…
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What are the communication channels of our future?
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Miscommunication doesn’t really exist. “What?!! Miscommunication doesn’t exist?! It’s everywhere!” you might be saying to yourself. Stick with me for a…
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It's easy to think about communication as nice, neat, simple, straightforward. Unfortunately, this isn't reality. Interpretation is messy, but it's als…
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As one of the primary mechanisms of our interactions, language is part of communication. But where is it?
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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…
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As ubiquitous and pervasive communication is, the absence of communication is actually a quite interesting place to look for clues about what is going …
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Emotions are important to communication. But where to start? Emotions are inherent to humans communicating.
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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…
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