Just a few short years ago would you have thought that texting would be a widely-accepted staple of business communication? Probably not, but then a decade ago, you would not have believed that email would be flooding your inbox. Thanks to texting, those overflowing inboxes are no longer consuming the better part of our day.
January is typically the month when most people think about making resolutions or setting goals for the New Year. With all good intentions, resolutions soon go by the wayside, and we continue in our old ways. By now yours are probably nothing more than a distant memory. Why not take a new approach? Instead
When it comes to communication, there are a more than enough choices today. When it comes to communicating with your clients and prospects, success lies in knowing what they prefer. It is about the client, not about you.
July is national cell phone courtesy month, founded in 2002. Over the past 11 years, much has been written and much has been said about cell phone courtesy. You would think by now people would understand the polite and courteous ways to use their cell phones. But we know they don't. There are still thousands
It happened again. A cell phone rang in the midst of a concert, and this time it made all the national media, including several international publications. It seems that while the New York Philharmonic Orchestra was playing Mahler’s Ninth Symphony, a cell phone began to ring. The proud new owner of an iPhone had set
You just can't get away from them. Everywhere you go cell phones are ringing, vibrating and lighting up. Almost everyone has one in hand, on the meeting room table, and always at the ready. They are hurting business, reputations and relationships. One of those businesses might be yours. Recently I was part of a team
I just came across an article titled "There is a Month for That: National Cell Phone Courtesy Observance" written by Deborah St. Thomas and published in the North Branford Patch. I am delighted that someone is calling attention to the need for courtesy while using cell phones; however I feel the same way about this as I did when
Don't tweet from the church. That's the headline from an article published by the Associated Press today. Who ever would have thought that the time would come when people would have to be told not to take their cell phones to the royal wedding or if they do, to turn them off and certainly not to tweet
Did you know that July is National Cell Phone Month? It was founded as a means to market cell phone etiquette, not as a way to promote the sale of mobile phones. Selling those little hand-held communication devices does not seem to be a problem. They are more common than the house fly and spreading
Did you know that July is cell phone courtesy month? Established as such in 2002, I have to admit that I haven't seen many people practicing cell phone etiquette. Those of us who speak and write about business and personal etiquette are constantly harping on the use and abuse of cell phones. We tend to