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Conversational ADD: What YOU Need to Know!

It’s one of the most pervasive and dangerous habits in America today and it's destroying your relationships! You see it all the time, but you probably never thought much about it. It's, unfortunately, at work in oral, face-to-face conversations and written exchanges over social media, text and email.  I call it Conversational ADD.  Here are a few examples:  Mary posts on Facebook asking for help for problem X only to have Jane give her solutions for problem B.  Jane didn't read Mary's entire post and assumed she knew what it was about. After the confusing exchange gets heated, Jane unfriend's Mary after six years of treasured friendship.  Tom emails a company to report some problems with his product (or service) and receives...

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July is Cell phone Courtesy Month

July is Cell Phone Courtesy Month and Freedom from Fear of Speaking Month!  Wow!  What a month for communication stuff, eh? In honor of these two most important celebrations ("communicationally" speaking), I'd like to remind everyone not to: * Send text messages in the movie theater creating spectacles of light while others are trying to watch the movie. * Have a conversation with Uncle Vinny about his gallstone surgery while at a fancy restaurant. * Forget to check out Art of for all the fun ways to learn to communicate effectively in almost any situation! x If you liked this post, make sure to subscribe to our RSS Feed so you don’t miss one and SUBSCRIBE to our newsletter:...

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