Conversational technology An overlooked human technology

What is the most powerful technology ever invented? Electricity, the Internet, nuclear power, the printing press or something different? In our business world, we are always looking for the next new transformative tool. Too often, we look to information and communications technology (ICT) or social media but what if that elusive breakthrough was staring us … Continue reading Conversational technology An overlooked human technology

Speaker-listener neural coupling underlies successful communication ** Language is a like a wire connecting our brains

Abstract Verbal communication is a joint activity; however, speech production and comprehension have primarily been analyzed as independent processes within the boundaries of individual brains. Here, we applied fMRI to record brain activity from both speakers and listeners during natural verbal communication. We used the speaker’s spatiotemporal brain activity to model listeners’ brain activity and … Continue reading Speaker-listener neural coupling underlies successful communication ** Language is a like a wire connecting our brains

The importance of language ** The language of Conversational Leadership is everyday natural language

The language of Conversational Leadership is everyday natural language that makes sense to everyone. The language used by academics, organizational development (OD) practitioners, professional facilitators, senior human resources managers, managers educated to MBA level and the like is highly specialized and alienating to many people. The language of facilitators who work in community building who … Continue reading The importance of language ** The language of Conversational Leadership is everyday natural language