October 2, 2015

What’s Missing in Our Phones and Social Media?

One of today’s biggest delights is having quick communication available between parties in our business and personal world. Our communities have changed dramatically since the global use of computers and smartphones — they have been a boon to contacting one another and getting answers or responses fast. But still, something important is missing…. A handshake; a smile; an unwavering eye; a shrug; a voice that reflects the sender’s mood of joy, trust, focused interest, or displeasure; a head nodding; compassion; understanding; a lifted eyebrow; a stern face; a blank face; likeability; personality; and, importantly, character. Whenever Giroux Glass had a major job, if I had not met [...]