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Communication Corner

How to untie your tongue

by Philip Yaffe

While we may think we are writing from the reader's point of view, often we aren't. Not because we don't want to, but because we have never been taught how. ...


Interview

An interview with Bushra Anjum: learning to be a generalist is valuable to your career

Interviewed by Peter Denning

While we may think we are writing from the reader's point of view, often we aren't. Not because we don't want to, but because we have never been taught how. ...



department

The 7% rule revisited

October 2018
by Philip Yaffe

Each "Communication Corner" essay is self-contained; however, they build on each other. For best results, before reading this essay and doing the exercise, go to the first essay "How an Ugly Duckling Became a Swan," then read each succeeding essay.

In this installment, Philip Yaffe debunks the myth of verbal versus non-verbal communication.

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department

Banishing the fear of public speaking

October 2018
by Philip Yaffe

Each "Communication Corner" essay is self-contained; however, they build on each other. For best results, before reading this essay and doing the exercise, go to the first essay "How an Ugly Duckling Became a Swan," then read each succeeding essay.

In this installment, Philip Yaffe explores how speak to a crowd.

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