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Texting and Social Media Can Harm Communication

9 January, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
In business communication, the role of email, texting and the use of social media platforms are rapidly evolving in scope and degree of importance. The irony here is that senior business leaders, who on one hand will often have little or nothing to do with social media personally, are learning to rely on it to […] Read more»

The Digital Divide

26 November, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
I was an early adopter of the BlackBerry in the mid-2000s — not the email only pager-like device, but the smartphone which was rapidly becoming an essential piece of equipment for serious business road warriors like myself. If you got an email on it you could bet it was business related and probably important.  When […] Read more»

Thank You Notes – An AFZ

10 April, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
In our increasingly cryptic world of digital communication – an email filled with shorthand here, a text or tweet here, there and everywhere – I am wondering if this is just a temporary fad, driven by connected hordes of Gen Xers and the Millennials who use tweets and SSM as a primary communication tool, or […] Read more»