Clear and compelling messages -- the foundation for effective communication
- "Fabulous History.". // America;5/6/1916, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p86
The article focuses on reports by travelling missioners about the state of Roman Catholicism in Latin America. They say that the priesthood in Latin America is totally corrupt, its laymen are rotten, sixty percent of women are prostitutes, and the Bishop of Panama received $5,000 a week from a...
- Reveal confidence. // Communication Briefings;Mar2013, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p2
The article offers tips on how to boost one's credibility and reveal one's confidence when giving an explanation on various issues.
- Keep those cards and letters coming. McCormick, Patrick // U.S. Catholic;Sep95, Vol. 60 Issue 9, p38
Gives advice on the cultivation of the art of letter- and note-writing. Advantage of written communication over spoken or unspoken; Writing as personal act of friendship and love; Pointers for letter-writing.
- Handwritten letters: still the most effective persuasion. Learner, Michele // National Catholic Reporter;2/18/2011, Vol. 47 Issue 9, p23
In this article, the author discusses the importance of handwritten letters for reaching representatives and senators.
- Subjective Errors in Written Messages. Singletary, Michael W.; Carragee, Kevin // Journalism Quarterly;Autumn80, Vol. 57 Issue 3, p432
Explores subjective errors of logic, word use and omission in written communication. Interference of errors with readers' favorable evaluation of the message; Evaluation of the message by readers; Decrease in the evaluation of the credibility of the source by readers.
- Hold on to Words. Clark, A. Carman // Writer (Kalmbach Publishing Co.);Aug99, Vol. 112 Issue 8, p5
Asserts that putting words on paper helps sift and sort fragmented thoughts. Significance of letter writing; Details on how the author started her journalism career; Analogy of gardening and writing.
- SAY WHAT YOU MEAN; MEAN WHAT YOU SAY. Logsdon, Randy K. // Rock Products;Feb2008, Vol. 111 Issue 2, p64
The article discusses the importance of keeping one's word in avoiding confusion and in building credibility. The author notes that some people like to play with words and its meanings. In the work place, this play of words and meanings sometimes results to confusion, loss of confidence, loss of...
- CRASH COURSE IN… MANAGING RUMOURS. Garrett, Alexander // Management Today;Nov2011, p26
The article offers tips on how to manage rumours which include using social media monitoring tools to discover what people are saying and respond quickly, finding whoever passed on the rumour and considering legal steps. It suggests to use the credibility test which asks consumers whether can...
- When Kids Write Their Congressman. Brooks, Paul // America;3/28/1970, Vol. 122 Issue 12, p341
The article provides information on the author's views about comic letters sent by grade school students to their Congressman or one of their Senators. It features some of the letters which show the simplicity of children's manner of expression including requests and ideas about economics. It...