The Telephone – A Brief History

During the 1870’s, two well known inventors both independently designed devices that could transmit sound along electrical cables. Those inventors were Alexander Graham Bell and Elisha Gray. Both devices were registered at the patent office within hours of each other. There followed a bitter legal battle over the invention of the telephone, which Bell subsequently…

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Asterisk Vs Cisco – Avaya VOIP Telephone Systems

VoIP or Voice Over IP, the latest in wireless communication works by taking the phone call, changing from analog to digital signals and transmitting these signals over an IP network or broadband and finally terminating it on a PSTN. Call charges are greatly reduced using this technology. The advantage is that software emulating a phone…

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Role of Stock Market in Financial System

The stock market plays a crucial role in the financial system. It is considered as one of the best ways to increase their funds. But before you make any investment into the stock market, you should know how to get started. It may turn out to be a profitable affair as long as you know…

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Contextual Communication – What Is It?

In a book I wrote on communication, I specifically talk about Contextual Communication as opposed to just communication as we know it. What is contextual communication? How does it differ from communication proper? And how can it help improve our communication? Let’s take a look. Let’s say you’re frustrated one day, over an important matter…

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T-Mobile Reverse Cell Phone Lookup Directory

Cell numbers are still part of the private domain meaning they are not freely available to the public. For example, land line numbers which are part of the public domain can be found in phone books along with names and addresses. These phone books do not exist for cell phone numbers because they are still…

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A Short Introduction to iPhone

IPhone is a Smartphone designed and marketed by Apple Inc. The first generation of iPhone was unveiled on January 9, 2007 by Apple president Steve Jobs, although official sales started on June 29, 2007. The first generation of iPhone was 2G but later it upgraded to 3G from the 2nd and onward versions. All the…

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Communication Barriers: Simplifying the Communication Process

The communication process can be much more difficult than a person thinks. Unfortunately, many times a presenter does not realize that their message is being lost until it is too late and they have gone through an entire meeting/lecture talking away about something that their colleagues/audience thinks is absolutely meaningless. Here are some helpful questions…

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Five Guidelines For Ethical Business Communications

Do you understand what behaving ethically entails? According to Michael Josephson, there are four principles of ethical behavior: honesty, integrity, fairness, and concern for others. You can think of these four basic principles as the legs of an imaginary stool. One missing leg will create a wobbly stool, but two missing legs makes the stool…

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