Chapter Corner

Ryan Jenkins

The 5 New Rules of Face-To-Face Communication

Have you ever had this internal conversation: Why meet when you can call? Why call when you can e-mail? Why e-mail when you can text? Why text when you can tweet?
I have this internal conversation daily.

For many Millennials (myself included), the art of face-to-face communication seems archaic and outdated since we can shoot off a text or tweet in a few finger flicks or can connect with a team instantly via Google+ Hangouts. However, face-to-face communication is alive and well; if used correctly it can make you stand out in today’s crowded talent pool.