Communication Newsletter

February 28, 2011

Opening Words: Make Them Count

Speakers should make the first words of their presentations count. Use as a model Colin Firth’s acceptance speech last night for Best Actor in “The […]
January 13, 2011

The Sound of Silence

Activity ground to a halt on Monday at 11 am as President Obama led the nation in observing a moment of silence for those slain […]
January 3, 2011

What Is That I Hear?

A miniature schnauzer used to be part of our family. Sebastian had a high-pitched yip that was consistently irritating, and he would bark when anyone […]
August 23, 2010

Catching Cultural Cues

We just got back from a month in Southeast Asia—more specifically, Malaysia and Sri Lanka. My interest in communication made me very aware of communicating […]
June 10, 2010

Be Present!

  Woody Allen said, "It's not that I'm afraid to die; I just don't want to be there when it happens."  When it comes to […]