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Translation Please! Understanding Digital Body Language

Photo of Digital Body Language Book sitting on top of a laptop
Tess Terrible
Connecticut Public

You’ve been working late and you just finished a big report that you sent off to your boss. And you received a one word reply back - "Thanks (period)." How does that make you feel? 

More and more of our communication takes place online - but our online language is not something we’ve learned. It’s still a new medium.

Today, we talk about digital body language with author, Erica Dhawan . 

We want to hear from you. Do emojis belong in a work email? How can you make your best first impression, through zoom?!


Cat Pastor contributed to this show, which originally aired May 18, 2021.

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Lucy leads Connecticut Public's strategies to deeply connect and build collaborations with community-focused organizations across the state.
Tess is a senior producer for the Connecticut Public news-talk show 'Where We Live.' She enjoys writing micro poetry and growing herbs.

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