"Not Getting Any…." Small Details can "Getcha"

Remember that even the smallest of details can change the big picture when communicating a message.

Telegraph OfficeFor instance, the old story goes that back in the days of the telegraph, a man traveling is sent the following telegram from his wife…

NOT GETTING ANY BETTER, COME HOME AT ONCE.

The telegraph office, however, misplaced the comma and the man received this message…

NOT GETTING ANY, BETTER COME HOME AT ONCE.

May your day be great and your commas well placed!

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Glenn S. Phillips works with leaders who want to leverage technology and understand risks within. An author and blogger, Glenn is often quoted in national media, plays a really ugly tuba (it even has a bullet hole) and is a fan of dark chocolate and great puns.