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The Real Next Big Thing

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A discussion about the importance and benefit of communication in the era of technology. The next big thing is not a phone, it’s what you do on the phone… communicate. To communicate we must listen, empathize, remove distractions, be specific, ask questions and follow up. Conversation leads to improved relationships and makes life more fulfilling and meaningful. Taking the time to communicate allows us to connect and empathize with others.

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The Real Next Big Thing

  1. 1. cranberry.com/5minutes #5minutes This 5 Minute Webinar™ Sponsored By The “real” Next Big Thing The power of the spoken word(s) over Text & Tech. - Presented by Phillip Tyler of Wisdom In Words
  2. 2. cranberry.com/5minutes #5minutes WHAT IS THE BIG IDEA? The Next Big Thing is not a phone, it’s what you do on the phone…communicate. By that I mean, actually talking.
  3. 3. 5 MINUTE FACT #1 Text/SMS messages are limited to 160 characters. Sometimes we need more than that to clearly and specifically communicate our message. • Add more talk and less Tech NUTS & BOLTS “Our capacity to communicate is beginning to totally overwhelm our ability to communicate with each other “ - Nancy Maynard • Its not a relationship, if were not relating Put both together and it strengthens the bond
  4. 4. WHY IT MATTERS? “Speech is not what one should desire to understand. One should know the speaker.” - Upanishad 1 2 3 5 MINUTE FACT #2 In 1995, the average American sent 0.4 texts per month. Currently, we send on average 60-70 per day. Listen Empathy Remove Distractions Clear, Specific Communication Ask Questions Follow Up Follow Through
  5. 5. Thank You!Follow me on LinkedIn Visit www.wisdominwords.org Let me help you improve your communication skills Next Steps 1 2 3

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