Proper interaction is one of the most fundamental keys to anyone’s success in business or their personal life. The ability to create an environment where people feel they can express their ideas and feel valued is a crucial characteristic of a leader.
While this obsession is interesting, what is even more interesting is how the prevalence of this medium changes human communication and media consumption. The statistics show that now 57 percent of people talk to people more online than they do in real life.
Think of the phone interview as a first date. Going out for an ice cream is a great first date: cheap, easy and none committal. If the “ice cream” date goes well, then you may want to spend more time and money on the person so you move on to a dinner or a movie date.
If anyone should be lecturing on storytelling, it’s Peter Guber. His business is storytelling. Throughout his career, he has produced some of the world’s most well known movies, including Rain Man, Batman, The Color Purple, and more.
I know. This seems like an awful simplistic article for a Communication Studies website. After all, people around here discuss such lofty subject matter as communication theories, rhetoric and scholarly papers. And here I am telling you I am going to talk to you to speaking on the telephone?
Ellison’s research looked at social capital and Facebook. More specifically, she was curious how certain Facebook-enabled behaviors can affect the diverse perspective, novel information, and social support of a user.
Email has become one of the most dominant forms of communication over the past forty years. For many of us, it is the first thing we check in the morning and the most important tool for running our business and personal lives. In honor of the 40th anniversary of email, ReachMail, put this infographic together.
Google just recently announced the launch of “Me on the Web” — a tool which lets you keep track of what people are saying about you online. While we’re not sure if this tool can be set up for business use, if you are managing the reputation of an individual, it could be a helpful item.
Like a peacock shows its feathers to attract a peachen, a study by faculty at Rice University, the University of Texas-San Antonio (UTSA) and the University of Minnesota found that men buy Porsches to attract women. This was no surprise, but what was surprising, was that women were able to see right through this.
“What would Samantha and Miranda do?” New research suggests that may be the question viewers of HBO’s Sex and the City may be asking themselves when it comes to discussing sexual health issues with partners.