“Hungry? Have Yourself a Nice Communication Sandwich,”
by Tony Pearl
You’re going to learn something very useful by reading this article.
This "something" is so valuable that you might want to use it for the rest of your life.
But before you learn what it is, let me start by saying...
The older I get, the more I realize things.
While that statement/observation could apply to just about anything...or anybody, I’d like to use this article to point out how it relates to people’s everyday communication skills.
We live in an age of instant information...yet people these days don’t seem to have any patience to communicate properly. We abbreviate stuff, like lol, brb, and wtf.
We text. We Tweet. We post. We share, and we like. What’s up with all the cat videos?
--Read the rest to get a simple, workable style of communication that works MIRACLES!--
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