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"Because all of us communicate every day, the art and science of communication is below most of our radar screens," says Robert Holland, of Holland Communication Solutions, and co-leader of the Communitelligence Internal Communications community. "But how well we communicate as individuals and organizations greatly impacts our success or failure - not only of our organizations but our families, and our most prized institutions.
"The sobering fact is that many of our human and institutional catastrophes could be squarely blamed on `communication breakdowns'," says Holland. "Ineffective communication, in fact, could be blamed for NASA's 2003 space shuttle disaster, the 1999 Columbine School shootings, and the 9-11 attack on the World Trade Center. And on a more personal scale, think of all the misunderstandings in our daily work and personal lives that could be avoided if only we communicated better."