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Traffic Lights. The strangest things remind me of communication patterns. How often have we approached a traffic light – we need to turn across traffic – and an oncoming vehicle is headed our way? We can tell that they are
Theatre has a supporting set: Presentations have supporting visuals. Have you ever asked, “What is the verisimilitude of my PowerPoint presentation?” Well, of course not! Verisimilitude is a huge word used most often in the theatrical and musical worlds.
Verbal communication can take the form of many shapes and sizes. Sometimes our communication shows up in the form of a square, sometimes a triangle, or even an octagon, etc. Regardless of the shape or size, a square peg will
Sitting in the ‘Hot Seat’ How many times have you heard that phrase used when you are going into an interview? Maybe you said it yourself when you entered the room, or possibly the interview team said, “we know this
I can’t count the number of times when I have noticed someone getting on the elevator and pushing the button to close the door just as I was approaching the door. I can tell you that I appreciate it when
In the world of operatic or musical theatre, character roles are based on our voice type, voice quality, and body type. There is a certain something that a musical casting director is seeking in his/her assessment and choice of a
Our companies have patterns and we have patterns. You may notice certain patterns in your communication or in your responses to your company’s communication. We have to stop and ask ourselves: What external things are contributing to our reactions?
We all have energy that is connected with our personalities and our physical movement. When people think about us – or describe us, they will often say things like, “She’s a down-to-earth person.” “He’s a thinker.” “There’s no tying them