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Connecting the dots.

Essays about how we communicate and why it matters.

Worst Communicators Ever


Posted on Tuesday, November 19, 2013 by Shelley Cowan

The other day, dozens of tornados swept through the Midwest. Lives lost. Property destroyed. Such widespread and severe storms are unusual this late in the year.  ..

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Mindful Communication


Posted on Thursday, April 12, 2012 by Shelley Cowan

How often do you reread an email before sending, or ask yourself if the message is important and clearly written? ..

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Information Overload


Posted on Thursday, March 01, 2012 by Shelley Cowan

I am still unwinding my brain from the Information Overload Research Group (IORG) ‘un-conference’ in San Francisco last week.  ..

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