Fighting Talk

Logo Among our fave podcasts and appointment radio listening: BBC’s Fighting Talk – – a topical sports show broadcast on BBC Radio 5. The show is broadcast live Saturday mornings 11am-noon. The current and longest-serving presenter has been Colin Murray. Previous hosts were Johnny Vaughan and Christian O’Connell. If you are listening to the …


Logo Making the most of the social web, we are sharing tips on making the most of real-time voice and video calls. We challenge readers / listeners /viewers via our Digital Literacy Quiz for recommendations on using Skype – – first released in 2003, making quite the leap forward with phone calls. Key Linksskype.comcredit …


Photo: Ron Mader, Seven Magic Mountains (Some rights reserved) A conversation is communication between two or more people. A good conversation occurs when people listen to one another over time. (poster). Where is the conversation? Everywhere. YouTubeHow to rebalance a lopsided conversation HeadlinesHow to walk away from an awkward conversation Features

Fast Talk

Screenshot Fast Talk = to pressure someone into doing something using rapid or misleading speech Houses, Fast TalkThey say we are born to die young, but we are trying to find a better way. @housesFacebook

Small Talk

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Small talk = polite conversation about unimportant or uncontroversial matters, especially as engaged in on social occasions. HeadlinesBlah Blah Blah: The Lack of Small Talk Is Breaking Our Brains – The WalrusWhy You Should Get Good at Small Talk – Lifehacker