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Communication Breakdown

Tania Marie shared this post on her blog and Facebook. I couldn’t agree more. It was something I had been contemplating as well, and then Tania put this out, how synchronistic! She puts it beautifully. I have been challenged with this as well as others, I’ve been on both sides to be honest. Note to self, I will do better.

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I find it interesting to hear about and observe the way people interact and communicate, especially online. Before, when people related more in person or on the phone, there was an immediate interaction that engaged you to be more present and potentially to be more accountable in the moment.

But now, there seems to be a lot of disconnect between expectations people have when they want/need something and lack of the same care/courtesy when others communicate with them.

We can push things and people off, ignore them all together, or hide behind words more easily.

While technology has created great advancements in some regards and enabled connections that never would be, it seems to me to also have increased lack of personal depth in terms of how we relate with one another, less accountability and personal responsibility, things get lost in translation, and it provides everyone the easy and convenient…

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