The modes of communication available to us has grown exponentially over the past few decades. From email to texting, Slack to Zoom, we’re communicating faster and more frequently than ever before. Yet, we can just as easily become overwhelmed by the apps and pings. Finding the optimal combination of tools can streamline communications while increasing productivity and strengthening relationships.
This guide contains an overview of communication modes, including some of the benefits of and optimal uses for each one. It also includes a brief frame for talking with your team about your current communication methods and tools, and how to experiment with new ones.