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Beyond Words: The Power of Nonverbals in Remote Communication

Katherine Edmonson explores the significance of nonverbal cues in remote work. Sharing a personal story, she highlights how gestures and expressions reveal true emotions, often more than words. She advocates for aligning verbal and nonverbal communication to enhance understanding and connection in professional interactions, emphasizing emotional awareness and empathy.

The Chapman Foundation for Caring Communities Welcomes New Board Member Carrie Besnette Hauser

The Chapman Foundation for Caring Communities is thrilled to announce the appointment of Carrie Besnette Hauser as its newest board member. Hauser’s extensive background in educational equity, outdoor adventure, and community development makes her an invaluable asset to the foundation’s mission to build leaders who transform their families, workplaces, and communities.

Everyday Connect: Unveiling the Subtle Art of Daily Interactions in Our Communication Cycle

This blog post explores the continued relevance of Robert Putnam’s book “Bowling Alone,” which highlights the increasing isolation and loneliness in our society due to factors like urbanization, technology, and social media. It underscores the importance of fostering authentic relationships both in personal life and at the workplace, emphasizing that a supportive work culture can significantly impact an individual’s health. The post also encourages readers to reflect on their communication patterns and recognize the subtle ways people seek connections, stressing that understanding these ‘bids for connection’ can enhance relationships and combat loneliness.