Essay about How Technology Has Changed Today 's Fast Paced World

987 Words Sep 5th, 2015 4 Pages
In today’s fast paced world, it seems as if there is always something going on. Technology is a big reason why we have become so accustomed to the constant influx of information. With the likes of the Internet and its social media outlets, information is provided to the population faster than ever before. Due to the fact that this form of information sharing is new to the public, many adults are not accustomed to this quick and fast paced form of information sharing. I believe that this form of learning has caused me to become impatient while listening to others.
While speaking to my superiors, who are almost always adults who did not grow in the age of technology, I feel myself becoming impatient while listening to their directions. According to the class textbook, being patient is a crucial aspect when it comes to making a leader more effective. It also demonstrates a sense of respect between the speaker and the listener while simultaneously helping to create a “true dialogue”. “Some people take longer than others to make a point (Manning & Curtis, pg. 159).”
I chose to implement a new style of proper conversation etiquette and tried to become more patient with those who are speaking to me. My father chooses his words very carefully, so it takes him a few seconds to think about what he is going to say before he actually blurts them out. During a discussion at the breakfast table this week, I took it upon myself to show him more respect and be patient with his words.…

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