A few days ago I read an article about the rules of communication in today’s society. The title of the article is ‘Don’t call me before you text’: The new rules of communicating in the digital era. It can be found by doing a quick search, or use your energy judiciously and just click on the above link. After reading the article one side of my mind asked the other, “If it’s written down, is it still unwritten?” That’s the question I now pose to you.
Really, that’s not the purpose of this blog entry. I’ve read the rules several times and would like to respond to each of them. There are 15, yes 15, rules to communicating with another person. For a guy that’s getting older as each day comes and goes, I get the impression that I am being left behind in this ever younger world of technological advances. Maybe I can help myself (you, too?) by making a correlation between each of today’s rules with how we did it around my house when I was much younger than I am now. Continue reading