The past two years have been a period of overcommunication in the political world, and I believe most of us are weary of the presidential election in the United States. I must briefly address what many of us have gone through over recent months. And months. And months.
Most situations at work or home require a healthy
amount of communication—not too much, not too little However, we have endured
an abnormal environment during the current presidential election season in which
we have been repeatedly subjected to the candidates’ policy positions, attacks
on others, and unprecedented allegations of personal and workplace misconduct.
For the most part, the citizens have been given an opportunity to express what
is on their minds and channel their energies to their candidate of choice.
Nevertheless, we have had overabundance of rhetoric and less-than-ideal
Then there is the question of whether all of this
communication has been successful or effective. We could spend all day talking
Here we are—one week before our national election. I
suppose we will continue to hear a significant amount of verbosity from the two
major candidates, those who support them, and the media. I am as exhausted from
all of this as many of you probably are, but I ask you to hang in there and
make a good decision when you vote for your national, statewide, and local
In this election, too much is at stake at the
international, national, and local levels. We must do our best to thoughtfully
vote for those people we think will solve the inevitable challenges that will
arise over the next two to four years.
Please remember to fulfill one of your highest
communication obligations during the upcoming week: Send your message by
I hope November goes well for you, contact me if you
have any questions, and please bookmark my blog for easy reference.
Ponder, Baton Rouge, Louisiana USA www.editing-expert.com