Gavi Z

What is Formal Communication?

What is Formal Communication?

Very Formal Communication Today we’re going to discuss formal communication, which is, of course, communication of any means where the sender and receiver are both wearing formal dress – tuxedo for men, gown for women.  Whoa whoa, hang on, team.  Don’t copy and paste that, its’ just a joke. Just kidding!  Formal communication, seriously defined, is the communication that takes… Read more →

Communication Styles

Communication Styles

The Different Types of Communication Styles Today we’re going to discuss the different communication styles and how they affect our interpersonal relationships.  We’ll look at some different ways of categorizing these types of communications styles and we’ll learn about our own dominant style. When discussing communication theory, personality traits and behaviors all seem to get thrown into the mix.  The… Read more →

Communication Strategy

Communication Strategy

What might be the purpose of a communication strategy?  Well, if we look back at our definition of communication, we’ll remember that communication is the sending and receiving messages.  Notice that this definition says nothing about the successful sending and receiving of messages.  Let’s remember the reason why we communicate.  We do so to obtain what we need or desire…. Read more →

Intrapersonal Communication

Intrapersonal Communication

What is Intrapersonal Communication? There is some debate as to whether intrapersonal communication is truly communication or not because it doesn’t exactly fit our traditional definition of communication.  To define intrapersonal communication is a bit of a challenge as there is really only one “person” involved, and consequently, labeling the communication process becomes a bit skewed when considering who is… Read more →

Communication in the Workplace

Communication in the Workplace

Emails, phone calls, instant messages, presentations, spreadsheets, letters, voicemails, memos, and of course, all the meetings – communication in the workplace will take many forms and all of them have one underlying motive:  to help the organization flourish.   There are unique rules and protocols to every business and to every workplace.  In order for a company to run smoothly, these… Read more →