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The Last World

The Last World Communication "The ability to express an "Be still when you have noth­ Huma n beings have idea is well nigh as important ing to say; when genuine pas­ extraordinarily sophisti­ as the idea itself." sion moves you, say what cated physiological and Bernard Baruch you've got to say, and say technological means of it hot" communication. Maybe "No one would talk much in that's why communica­ D.H. Lawrence society, if he knew how often tion can be so difficult. he misunderstands others." Ho w much should we "If I went back to college say? To whom? When? again, I'd concentrate on Johann Wolfgang von Where? two areas: learning to write Goethe Even so, the ability to and to speak before an share ideas is quite pos­ audience. Nothing in life is "The most important thing in sibly the most valuable more important than the communication is to hear what isn't being said." asset we humans have. ability to communicate effectively." Peter Drucker "If you have an important Gerald Ford point to make, don't try to be "The worst thing about the subtle or clever. Use a pile "No man means all he miracle of modem communi­ driver. Hit the point once. says, and yet very few say cations is the Pavlovian pres­ Then come back and hit it all they mean, for words are sure it places upon everyone again. Then hit it a third time slippery and thought is to communicate whenever a a tremendous whack." viscous." bell rings." Winston Churchill Russell Baker Henry Brooks Adams 48 | March/April 2000 http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Business Strategy Emerald Publishing

The Last World

Journal of Business Strategy , Volume 21 (2): 1 – Feb 1, 2000

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Emerald Publishing
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Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
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0275-6668
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10.1108/eb040077
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Abstract

Communication "The ability to express an "Be still when you have noth­ Huma n beings have idea is well nigh as important ing to say; when genuine pas­ extraordinarily sophisti­ as the idea itself." sion moves you, say what cated physiological and Bernard Baruch you've got to say, and say technological means of it hot" communication. Maybe "No one would talk much in that's why communica­ D.H. Lawrence society, if he knew how often tion can be so difficult. he misunderstands others." Ho w much should we "If I went back to college say? To whom? When? again, I'd concentrate on Johann Wolfgang von Where? two areas: learning to write Goethe Even so, the ability to and to speak before an share ideas is quite pos­ audience. Nothing in life is "The most important thing in sibly the most valuable more important than the communication is to hear what isn't being said." asset we humans have. ability to communicate effectively." Peter Drucker "If you have an important Gerald Ford point to make, don't try to be "The worst thing about the subtle or clever. Use a pile "No man means all he miracle of modem communi­ driver. Hit the point once. says, and yet very few say cations is the Pavlovian pres­ Then come back and hit it all they mean, for words are sure it places upon everyone again. Then hit it a third time slippery and thought is to communicate whenever a a tremendous whack." viscous." bell rings." Winston Churchill Russell Baker Henry Brooks Adams 48 | March/April 2000

Journal

Journal of Business StrategyEmerald Publishing

Published: Feb 1, 2000

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