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What You Need to Understand About Millennial Communication

Millennials are the subject of a recent communication study and they are setting a new tone for communication in 2019.  So, what does this mean exactly?   According to a article in 2017, when we're talking about "'millennial' communication preferences, we’re really talking about the future of workplace communication overall."  This means that it's vital we understand how they prefer to communicate as this will be the norm in a short time.  It comes as no surprise that Millennials tend to shy away from phone calls, yet 68% of them text on a daily basis.  Texting is the preferred format, especially when an immediate response is needed. However, they have not totally abandoned emailing when a longer and less pressing...

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It's Praise Week

Have you subscribed to Communication FUNdamentals’ RSS Feed?  Don’t miss a post! x It's Praise Week here at Communication FUNdamentals! The Bible talks about praising God, and we should, for all the blessings He has given us, but it also talks about supporting and being a blessing to others.  Ephesians 4:29 says, "Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying, that it may minister grace unto the hearers." Edifying means to build up.  God wants us to build others up, to lift them up when they are down, to support them.  This scripture also tells us we should do this in order to minister grace to them.  Grace means...

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Babies Cry with an Accent

February is Other Than Speech Making Month.  What on earth is that, right?  On February 24th, I'm hosting a panel of guests on the Art of Eloquence Monthly Workshops to share just how far reaching communication skills are.  They are so much more than making those speeches we were talking about last month!  Communication is something we do every day! I found this tidbit of research and thought we should start from the beginning... Recent research shows that babies cry with an accent!  According to an article in the newspaper a few months ago, the journal, Current Biology, published a study done by the Max Planck Society in Germany that says virtually that! Angela Friederici, one of the authors of...

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