Month: January 2012

Earning your badge

  When I was little, I belonged to the Girl Scouts. I was a proud member and enjoyed every aspect of what it meant to be a part of that organization: doing community service projects, going on fun and educational…

Beware the Dark Side

In his book, Understanding Interpersonal Communication, Dr. Richard West and his colleague, Dr. Lynn Turner, discuss a common myth that communication is always good. In reality, there is a dark side to interpersonal communication, too. “The dark side of interpersonal…