Tag Archives: communication

ONE MORE TIME!


I bet you’ve done this: you come across a box or album full of years’ old photographs and you are immediately captured. Whatever you were doing at the time, stops…and there you sit, sifting through one picture at a time … Continue reading

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Testing, Testing, Can You Hear Me?


One of the big benefits of retirement is T I M E. I have lots of time. I probably waste more of it than I should, but the opportunity to simply do nothing can be tempting. I remember when I … Continue reading

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HEY, LISTEN UP!


It is amazing how simple one-on-one communication can go so badly that it results in a total disconnect between people, groups of people, even nations of people. I advocate teaching communications as a full-semester course in our high schools.  I … Continue reading

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MY BIG HANGUP


March 10, 1876…despite most folks havixng no idea what happened on this day, it’s a date that has really lived in infamy.   That’s the day Alexander Graham Bell spoke into his new invention and said, “Mr. Watson, come here. I … Continue reading

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IN A WORD LESS THAN 20%, FACEBOOK IS…NUTS!


You may recall I have discussed Facebook advertising on a past posting.  At that time I was attempting to advertise my book, Dead Letter.  Unfortunately, Facebook (hereinafter referred to as FB) rejected all versions of the ad I wanted to … Continue reading

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I’LL TAKE THIS CALL!


I have a reproduction of an old Eastern Airlines poster hanging in my kitchen, the one pictured.  It has a great retro-flavored picture of Miami Beach on it circa late 1950s and the pitch line says, “Miami Beach, Florida—Just ten … Continue reading

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NO FAN C FONE 4 ME!


I have no smart phone, no i-phone, no android with apps, I feel so out of it, so square and even obtuse perhaps. My phone’s the basic model, it cost me less than half. When others see it they look … Continue reading

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