One of the keys to success in business and in life is good communication. There is a large gap between the meaning we intend and the meaning that the listener understands. It is a gap that has perplexed linguists, writers, artists and philosophers from the time of Socrates. In our daily lives we often find… Continue Reading The School of Communication
It might be that you’ve tried using virtual assistants before and lived to regret it. The problem is that although they are often very inexpensive, ultimately if they don’t add sufficient value to your business they can be more of a hindrance than a help. There’s no doubt that an assistant who has the right… Continue Reading Are there any Great Virtual Assistants Out There?
It’s a hot topic at the moment, how digital technology is changing all aspects of our lives. From parents concerned that their teenager’s social life seems mostly digital to the very real perils of cyber bullying. So is digital communication a good thing for families or not. The good thing that most polls tend to… Continue Reading Digital Technology – Boon or Bane of Communication?
There’s a lot of buzz around the technology world at the moment around an exciting new communication product called FireChat. This really is something new, not some repacked clone of an existing communication application or the same technology with a different interface. FireChat is a chat tool that works on a local level, it is… Continue Reading New Communications Product -Firechat
What is this ability that some people seem to have that enables them to get on and do things that most of us just never seem to be able to achieve? On the surface of it as we often hear about in the media such as TV, radio and the news, the people who are… Continue Reading Being Able to Do It!
For most people, it has become perfectly natural to take today’s communications networks for granted on many different levels. We get home from work and switch on the TV set to watch the news or a favorite show without giving it a second thought. We turn on the radio and listen to some music or… Continue Reading Lucid Ways to Communicate
Although Turkey is often in the news for the wrong reasons about the internet with tales of censroship, filtering and arrests. There is no doubt that it is one of the countries which has embraced the web and modern communication in all forms. In fact there are a huge number of online business running in… Continue Reading Turkey Embraces the Internet
There didn’t use to be many barriers to communication online, the internet in it’s infancy was pretty much completely open. Sure I remember a few passwords were required for certain BBS systems or perhaps when you logging in to an online library or something like that, but nothing much else. Nowadays there are many forces… Continue Reading Breaking Down the Internet Barriers
It’s looking pretty certain now to me, that the use of post and in particular letters are in their death throes. We all of course know the reasons, there are quicker, more available and simpler ways of communicating your thoughts to someone else. But the availaibility is not the only reason, the fact is that… Continue Reading The Demise of the Letter
Communication is changing, you’d be foolish to think otherwise. The little local bubbles we used to exist in have been blown apart by the internet. I am probably one of the first generation to know what so many of my classmates are doing, thirty years after leaving school. They sit on Facebook wall popping updates… Continue Reading Modern Communication – Tweets, Pokes and Videos