Tool Time-Part 3

The Tool Time series embraces the RPM model of Communichology™ strategies. In the two previous Tool Time articles, I recommended embracing the 3R’s (Part 1) and the 3P’s (Part 2) to avoid being a “tool” much of the time. In this final installment, here now are the 3M’s: 1. MANAGE your emotions. Pleeeeaaaasssseeee keep your emotions in-check and under control. I know […]

Ad-DICK-tion

You know who they are… Those who make an exception not to be an asshole. Those who derive pleasure by causing other people pain. Those who stir shit up just for kicks. Those who COMPLAIN about everyone and everything, but do nothing to CHANGE anything. Those who arrogantly believe that they’re always right, and the rest of us dumbasses are […]

Tool Time-Part 2

In Tool Time-Part 1, I strongly recommended embracing the 3R’s to avoid being a “tool” much of the time. I was simply advocating doing what you say you will do, when you say you will do it. Here in Part 2, I’m proposing the 3P’s to lowering one’s “Tool-IQ” for effective communication: 1. Consider if alternatives to your way […]

Tool Time-Part 1

I see it and hear it everywhere, all of the time. Chronic, crappy communication happening between people offline and online via voice mail, email, text, tweet, nonverbal, and face-to-face interactions everyday, in every way. This is Tool Time… Most aren’t even aware that they are falling short and failing in these areas. These are the “Tools.” […]

Willis Power?

I see and hear so many posts and announcements proclaiming people’s big and small life decisions made because it’s “obedience to god’s will for my life.” Really? “Whatchu talkin ’bout Willis?” This is yet another episode airing on the Delusion Network… Is it “obedience” to god’s will for your life or rationalization and justification to feel […]