The Social Media Train: Get Onboard or Get Left Behind

Regardless of the size of your organization or the nature of your business, if you’re not on board the social media train, you’ll be left standing at the station as your competitors travel into the future. From sole proprietors to non-profits, for-profits, cities, counties, and even school booster clubs– organizations are taking advantage of the […]

“When Communication Goes Bad” Take a Look at Yourself First

If you’ve ever seen one of those “When Animals Go Bad,” reality T.V. shows, you know they’re based on stories and sometimes graphic video footage of animals attacking people. Sometimes the result is humorous, with the human simply being embarrassed by the encounter. Other stories end in tragedy. Many who watch these shows walk away concluding that the animals […]

Customers Have A Thankless Job

This week, guest blogger Bryan Grossman shares some thoughts on communication and customer service. Bryan is a freelance writer/editor at BMG Communications. He is also an experienced newspaper reporter and editor who has written and published many articles and editorials related to communication in the workplace. To learn more about Bryan or to contact him, check […]

What You Don’t Know About Nonverbal Communication Can Hurt You

Nonverbal communication plays a significant role in either reinforcing or contradicting our words. An oft-quoted statistic states that 93 percent of our communication is nonverbal. However, to state such is to oversimplify the role of nonverbal communication. It’s fair to say though, that our nonverbal messages are critical to the believability of our words. Our […]

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