Studies show all that time in front of the computer is withering in-person social skills. Luckily, you can fight back. Working a room was never everyone's cup of team, and the introverts among us are constantly dreading the hand-shaking and small talk of events with strangers. And now research says, young people are generally getting even worse at face-to-face interaction.
There is plenty of grumbling about how social media — texting in particular — may be harming children’s social and intellectual development. But a new study suggests that constant IM’ing and texting among teens may also provide bene... Read Post
Conventional wisdom holds that fans of the Internet are introverted losers with few discernable social skills who gain pleasure from being backward and apolitical. However, according to a new study by the Pew Internet & American Lif... Read Post
Working a room and shaking dozens of hands? Forget it. Re-think your networking to make lasting connections. I used to dread attending networking events and crowded conferences. I'm a bit of an introvert and it always felt awkward w... Read Post