The Pitching Plague: When Communication Becomes Inhumane

“Always be pitching.” by Ikenna Nwachukwu Ikenna Nwachukwu is a freelance writer currently based in Lagos, Nigeria. Photo Credit: Geralt, pixabay It’s now the cliché parting admonition from your average self-styled marketing guru. They lob it at you with the sort of light, graceful touch you would usually associate with the dispensing of profound wisdom […]

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You see SIX I see NINE.

A Rule of Thumb Inspired by Rudolf Carnap  by Johnny One day, I was striking up an interesting conversation with a friend about laws. We looked into the diversity of laws, viz. laws differ from region to region, from country to country, from era to era. We shared a moment of silent admiration after our […]

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Communicating Through Social Norms

We opened up possibilities for skyscrapers, video games and so on by communicating complex ideas to other people. The feat of our achievements is unthinkable if not for the possibility of efficient and effective ways to communicate.

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Exercise Your Empathy–Practicing Healthy Communication

Photo Credit: Msandersonmusic Communication is an interesting thing. We communicate all the time, even when we’re not speaking. But of course, everyone already knows that at least half of our communication isn’t even audible. Communication is essential to everything that we do. If atoms are the building blocks of life, then communication is arguably the building blocks of […]

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5 Reasons You’re Not Getting Your Point Across

Photo Credit: Free-photos It happened again. You just finished arguing with another old high school friend about politics. It ended badly. They unfriended and blocked you. You’re left there, angry and resentful.  This happens all the time across the digital world of social media. Friendships are lost, and people revert further and further into their own […]

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