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Not Just Coding Zombies

Listened to this talk by Martin Fowler, of Agile Manifesto fame. In this talk he suggests that “we as developers should not be just code monkeys bashing out code.” We developers, he suggests, need to consider the responsibility that we have for the software that is going to be written and used. 419 more words


Socio-psychological tradition-from the "root"

We’ve looked at what theory is and the two major approaches taken to find answers about the communication process. It is factual with many areas, particularly in the arts, ranging from music to speech delivery, or even dance,that there are traditions that subscribers adhere to. 703 more words

Communication Theory

My Dysfunctional Relationship

When I first started this blog I thought I was going to solely focus on fitness. What is fitness? Well, when goggling the word fitness Dictionary.com gave me this definition: Noun 1. 623 more words

Six Principles of Influence

Robert Cialdini wrote about the ‘6 principals of influence’ also known as the six weapons of influence.  In today’s business environment, most leaders are seeking out the “game… 717 more words


You are an influencer

I’m the oldest of 19 first cousins. Our ages range from 24 to 8, so as you can imagine it’s always a party when we get together. 581 more words

Persuasion is defined as...

  • “The act of causing people to do or believe something”

A persuasive personality is deemed an asset all great leaders possess.  Using persuasion methods to bend perceptions is frowned upon. 32 more words


It is....

It is a terrible thing to look over your shoulder when you are trying to lead and find no one there.

– Franklin D. Roosevelt