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Politics Week: Who are Our Enemies?

I'll be making a major announcement tomorrow on our newsletter and then on Wednesday right here on the blog about a new study we have coming out soon.  It has to do with how we "talk politics."  In preparation for that, it's Politics Week here at Communication FUNdamentals.  Today I'd like to share a bit of "politicing" going on and how we should and shouldn't communicate when we talk politics. Recently, President Obama made a very divisive comment while addressing the Latino community.  It was not well received by many as the following YouTube video shows.  He ran as a Uniter.  He promised to listen to both Republicans and Democrats.  He said he wanted to bring us together.  However in...

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I Got a Pea: A Video of Miscommunication...& Vegetables!

I found Songdrops while tooling around on YouTube one day.  They have some adorable videos and this one has to do with language.  Sometimes we say things which are grammatically or otherwise correct, but they are not the most clear way to communicate-thus causing miscommunication or, as in this case, hysterics. On this Friday Funnies, I present to you, "I Got a Pea." For more Communication FUNdamentals, visit Art of!

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