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November 8, 2018

In Mechanical Design Engineering, a simple design has greater value than a complicated design. Simple products are easier to analyze for strength and integrity and safety. They are easier to manufacture and less costly to market and sell. Customers understand them fast...

October 1, 2018

Organization Development is the science of helping organizations of one or more go through change. I did say one or more for it is better to think of yourself as a vast collection of ideas, ways of thinking, characteristics, experiences, and dreams than to think of you...

September 29, 2018

Whenever you find yourself in a conversation that may "not be going well" or makes you uncomfortable, stating "This is not a constructive talk; I'm going to walk." in a firm yet calm voice is a safe and constructive way to walk away from the event. This allows time to...

September 29, 2018

There are 4 reasons Sound Messages are good for you.

  1)  Sound Messages promotes civil conversations. It allows for mistakes in the appropriate use of the volume, tone, and speed of words spoken, but not continuous mis-uses of them .


  2)  Sound Message...

September 26, 2018

I personally handed out 23 business cards for 23 attempts yesterday. It's time to make Sound Messages known publicly and in the business community, so I made it fun and easy. I asked one question, "Would you agree that how we say what we say matters?" paused, then "You...

September 26, 2018

  

Have you ever wanted to understand ‘the part of talk that is not the words’ or the ‘non-words’ we speak? I'm specifically referring to the volume, tone (of-voice) and speed of the words spoken. Let’s call them Sound Messages to make it easy. Sound Messages help...

September 26, 2018

My sabbatical began in September of 2016, twenty weeks after my job ended in April. My top level of output was below the top level of my peers, so I was let go. Thus the need to recharge, rethink, redirect, and restore my mind, body, and spirit. I had no plans going in...

September 26, 2018

Sound Message Teams are groups of three to twelve Sound Messengers who uphold Sound Message skills, goals and protocol. SMTs monitor their own volume, tone and speed of spoken words and also monitor the vts of any group of two or more people. Sound Messengers can act s...

April 26, 2018

Sound Barrier: Sound Barriers are any thought word or action or even a physical block that prevents talk or thinking about the volume, tone, and speed of our words. Fear of bad consequences if you bring attention to someone’s unbalanced use of volume, tone, or speed is...

April 25, 2018

Neologism: a new word, usage, or expression (Merriam-Webster.com)

New words help us name and tame a hazard or a danger, like malaria. They also help us share the joy and pleasure of a newborn baby, and every sense in-between. Here are a few new words that are helpful fo...

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