“Howlin’ With Integrity” | OTW Global Communications Tools Series
“Words as weapons”
“Raise your words, not your voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.” – Rumi
“Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.” – Mother Teresa
“Words are like eggs dropped from great heights; you can no more call them back than ignore the mess they leave when they fall.” – Jodi Picoult
Communication is the backbone of everything – of the way we connect with others, maintain careers, how we engage on social media, how we convey our thoughts and feelings, and the list goes on. It’s written, it’s verbal, it’s physical and it’s visual. Communications define the reach of global movements, of elections, of romantic relationships, of followers on your blogs or social media accounts. Music, cinema, books, poetry, dance – they are all conveying something. It’s communication that can metaphorically move mountains; it’s communications that can decimate almost anything, and it’s communication that’s coming at us all day every day and actually impeding some of our – you guessed it – communications skills.
As Dale Carnegie pointed out in his classic bestseller published in the first half of the 20th century, How To Win Friends and Influence People, we’re taught physics and geometry and history in school, but rarely are we taught people skills and how to communicate well. Not much has changed, but arguably with even more ways to communicate we’re not in as much meaningful dialogue with others.
Our Wolf Pack is growing, and we want you to thrive, not survive, in your communications with the world around you. We want to help you live as honestly, as authentically and as exuberantly as you possibly can. In this, we become communications champions, and people want to join our team! They certainly want to listen to what we have to “say”. This series is such a joy to bring to you. I’ve worked in communications my whole career – as a marketing executive, Creative Director and certified coach, and I’ve studied it just as long – in my bedroom as a young girl obsessed with journalism, media, music, zines, art, even spelling! The programs we’ve created will be available online and in person throughout 2017 and cover universal themes, for individuals and businesses. A little preview below, and keep checking our “Workshops + Retreats” page for additions to our offerings, like our 2017 RETREATS COMING FOR YOU!
***Create + Tell: Marketing Your Creation
***So-called Social Reality: Living An Authentic Life on Social Media (available online and in-person trainings to be announced)
***Perception is Prickly: Photoshop for Truthtellers (basic skills to enhance not augment)
***The Art of Letter Writing: Tools For Heartfelt Composition
Let’s howl and be bold #truthtellers together.
Micha + The Pack