What happened to picking up the phone?

What happen to picking up the phone?


We all think we can communicate well that is simply RUBBISH!! Look at what has happened to us in this “new world.”

Texting, Twittering, Facebooking, Emailing shall I go on? People even email and text each other from the next work cubicle!

I agree we have moved from snail mail to instant messaging!

But come on..  We are people and we have ears… So lets actually pick up a phone and talk to each other!

The best definition of communication I have ever come across is … the art of being understood – Peter Ustinov!! A famous quote by a famous actor!!


Let me be here to tell you.

Leadership is about communicating the real stuff and the real stuff needs to be communicated personally and passionately and through engaging conversation!

Business is about speaking to customers (and suppliers) personally.

Relationships are about engaging in dialogue. Ok might be in writing but you get my jist!!


Human Beings were given the capability to speak. To talk to each other!

It will be a lesser world if we simply got up in the morning and communicated without speaking! So if not face to face pick up that phone!

So Mr. Ustinov, thanks for your definition there is no better way to deliver a compelling vision or mission or make people stand up and listen, laugh or cry when we simply say.

“Hi! I wanted to talk to you its been a while….”


About HRMexplorer

Managing Director - Human Capital Europe and USA - My ability is to recognize ingrained assumptions and patterns of operation that aren’t productive, and offer practical, cost-effective and value-based solutions.

Posted on February 24, 2011, in HRMexplorer Blogs. Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


be inspired to greatness

Adventures, Aspirations and "Aha" Moments

An Itinerary Detailing New Years Resolutions

Amsterdam and Beyond

An Amsterdam Adventure Blog

Exploring Emergency Management & Homeland Security

News, concepts, and opinions on emergency management and homeland security topics

Sara Rickover, Behind the Corporate Veil

A blog about management, law, mediation and writing, by someone who has done them all

Northeastern Pennsylvania Veterans Multicare Alliance

Serving those who served in Northeastern PA


I've decided to pursue my passion in jewellery designs since I love femininity and all things beautiful and sparkly, well almost all. I'm a proud mother to two gorgeous and amazing girls. I recently left the corporate world, went through a tragic loss and relationship breakdown yet I'm here alive and still very much wanting to pursue my dreams and maintain a state of happiness. This site opens up a new world for me to share and if I'm really privileged connect with with others.

The WordPress.com Blog

The latest news on WordPress.com and the WordPress community.

The Organic Leadership Blog

Thoughts During My Leadership Journey

Martin Dangerfield

Martin Dangerfield|Talent Acquisition


Technology business matchmaking

The Whiteboard

New Zealand Recruitment Industry news, views and commentary from Rice Consulting

The Recruiters Little Black Book

News and views from the world of employment

HR Schoolhouse

Time to take your desks; school is in session

Recruiter's Couch

Because everyone is a candidate sometime

%d bloggers like this: