Manager Mint Media: Medium: What is good communication?

It’s all about context Photo by Clem Onojeghuo on Unsplash The question “What is good communication?” means nothing without context. Who’s talking, who to, and what are they trying to say? Communication is basically the conveying of information (between you and an…

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TechCrunch: Sri Lanka blocks social media sites after deadly explosions

The government of Sri Lanka has temporarily blocked access to several social media services following deadly explosions that ripped through the country, killing at least 207 people and injuring hundreds more. Eight bombings were reported, including during Easter services at…

Super Communication: 10 Must-See TED Talks That Will Make You Take Action

We check our smartphones frequently, we set it down, and then we check one more time just to make sure we have no new messages. We know that we do this, and most of us do it often. But this behavior is causing problems that trickle through our entire society and culture. Daniel Midson Shortreminds us to put our phones down and pay attention. His video explains why.

Know Your Company Better With An Internal Communications Audit

One day at work, I asked my boss what I thought was an innocent question, “Hey, what time does the meeting start?” My boss replied, “DIDN’T you read the memo?” Yes, in fact I had. I had read all 7 memos sent that day, and each had a different time for when the meeting started — each made sure to bury those times in an endless mass of text. What could have been a 5-second informative response turned into 5-second condescending passive-aggressive non-answer.