It's about communication, Abby

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Briefly, a father writes (April 4, 2010) that his two step sons (ages 14 and 15) find his and their mothers displays of affection--e.g., "a My guess is youd get some great responses. If youd like more information, click on "Authors Vita" for an academic overview. 4.04.2010 Its about communication, Abby Well, Abby again fails to see the value in simple communication principles.

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The Communication Blog: Communication Strategies: Guidelines for.

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Make your supportiveness clear to the discloser through your verbal and nonverbal responses; for example, maintain eye contact, lean toward the speaker, ask relevant questions, and echo the speaker’s thoughts and feelings. Your own disclosures (made in response to the other person’s disclosures), demonstrate your understanding of the other’s meanings and your willingness to communicate on a meaningful level.

Stopping Unwanted Behavior

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The cooperative response--telling the husband her feelings, describing the behavior she objects to, and stating a cooperative response both can live with ("I get angry when you slap me; it hurts and I feel degraded. If youd like more information, click on "Authors Vita" for an academic overview.

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The Communication Blog: Communication Strategies: Increasing.

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You say that my work is fine but you don’t seem to want to give me the same responsibilities that other editorial assistants have.&# • Seek confirmation. I love reading your writing I got a lot of input thanks and encouragement to keep writing. If youd like more information, click on "Authors Vita" for an academic overview.

Communication Strategies: Feedback

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That is, you get feedback from your own messages: you hear what you say, you feel the way you move, and you see what you write. Similarly, you might respond to a friend’s question immediately and then after a day or two elaborate on your response. If youd like more information, click on "Authors Vita" for an academic overview.

Outing

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This is a good example of how revealing private information about others can have serious consequences and raises important issues about the responsibilities of the media. If youd like more information, click on "Authors Vita" for an academic overview. 8.17.2009 Outing In the discussion of self-disclosure, we often mention the process of outing which essentially is disclosure by some third person.

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Conversation

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Her response was not what I expected to hear. Knowing that she is a nurse, I expected her response to be more sympathetic and caring, and even one in which she might offer me some professional suggestions as to how to deal with my injury and pain. But instead, all I received from her was a seemingly cold, uncaring, detached, and empty response. If youd like more information, click on "Authors Vita" for an academic overview.

e-books

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A flood of letters/responses are presented in the Times of August 16, 2009, many lamenting the rise of the e-book. Actually, this is one of the things that makes textbook writing the interesting and creative experience that it is. If youd like more information, click on "Authors Vita" for an academic overview.

From Dating to Mating

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In response to: “you say you require a college grad, but what if you meet an ambitious autodidact who doesn't have that piece of paper? If youd like more information, click on "Authors Vita" for an academic overview. 7.11.2009 From Dating to Mating Heres a great article on patterns of pursuit with some really excellent advice on moving from dating to mating. Categories: dating , mating , patterns of pursuit 3comments: Kealah Parkinson said. Thanks for these resources, Joe!

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The Communication Blog: Communication Strategies: Self-Esteem

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I make little effort to improve my personal and social skills. &# True&# responses to the questions would generally suggest ways of thinking that can get in the way of building positive self-esteem. “False&# responses would indicate that you are thinking much like a self-esteem coach would want you to think. The belief that you have to take on more responsibilities than any one person can be expected to handle.

The Communication Blog: The Eye Roll

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Eye rolling is used by spouses attending couples’ counseling in response to something their partners have said to the therapist. I have read, for example, that some African Americans use eye rolling in response to questions which they deem to be inappropriate. If youd like more information, click on "Authors Vita" for an academic overview.

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Drugstore Politeness

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Keep in mind that your responsibility is to communicate clearly and that means beginning with what the customer knows. If youd like more information, click on "Authors Vita" for an academic overview. 10.20.2010 Drugstore Politeness Yesterday, I went to a drugstore to get a prescription for Vicodin (I had a tooth pulled) and there I stood waiting for someone to acknowledge that I was in fact standing at the drop-off counter with a prescription in my hand.

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Conversational Coolers and Warmers

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Theyre responsive to the others communication whether the interaction is face-to-face or computer mediated. If youd like more information, click on "Authors Vita" for an academic overview. 1.20.2010 Conversational Coolers and Warmers Here is a brief article I wrote that appears in the current issue of Etc: A Review of General Semantics , 66, no. 3 (2009), 248-253.