One Main Number and Multiple Incoming Lines

"We would like to have one main phone number and multiple phone lines for calling." Can a request like this to your phone company, be simpler than that? You would be surprised to know how many different ways a phone company can set up your lines. And each solution has its own set of pros…

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The Telephone – A Brief History

During the 1870’s, two well known inventors both independently designed devices that could transmit sound along electrical cables. Those inventors were Alexander Graham Bell and Elisha Gray. Both devices were registered at the patent office within hours of each other. There followed a bitter legal battle over the invention of the telephone, which Bell subsequently…

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The Value of Written Communication

Have you ever stopped to consider the value associated with written communication? While our society has become so driven by the visual and the verbal, it is written communications that provide daily direction to us as individuals and to our society as a whole. Consider these elements of value provided by written communication: • Written…

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Mobile Phones – Good & Bad Manners

Just about everyone uses a mobile phone but not everyone has good manners when using one, how often have we seen someone driving along the highway, maybe even children in the back, talking on their mobile? This is not only very bad manners it is also illegal in most countries in the world. There are…

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What Drives Information Technology

Information technology generally refers to all forms of technology used in the creation, storage, exchange and utilization of data, conversation and all multi-media forms of communication. With computer technology constantly changing and improving, businesses are being driven with the need for the right system that is based on the requirements and goals of their enterprise….

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Communication Barriers: Simplifying the Communication Process

The communication process can be much more difficult than a person thinks. Unfortunately, many times a presenter does not realize that their message is being lost until it is too late and they have gone through an entire meeting/lecture talking away about something that their colleagues/audience thinks is absolutely meaningless. Here are some helpful questions…

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Contextual Communication – What Is It?

In a book I wrote on communication, I specifically talk about Contextual Communication as opposed to just communication as we know it. What is contextual communication? How does it differ from communication proper? And how can it help improve our communication? Let’s take a look. Let’s say you’re frustrated one day, over an important matter…

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Role of an Attendance Monitoring System

We all are quite familiar about Attendance monitoring systems that are used by schools and colleges these days for an easy management. These systems are day by day gaining more and more popularity just because they help in reducing manual work. Apart from that it helps in a systematic functioning of the institution. An educational…

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How to Get a Cell Phone Contract With Bad Credit

As a former employee of a cell phone carrier I found that many consumers are skeptical of purchasing a cell phone due to their undesirable credit history. They often believe that prepaid is their only option but they would prefer a contract provider. Many people do not realize that even with subprime credit they may…

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