CMU Professor Sherri Petro Blogs about Workplace Communication in “Talk to Me In Pictures”

CMU Professor Sherri Petro Blogs about Workplace Communication in “Talk to Me In Pictures”

Sherri Petro, California Miramar University Professor and President of VPI Strategies, is a regular Blogger on Her recent article, “Talk to Me In Pictures”, explores workplace communications.

Here is an excerpt:

Quick. Think fast. What’s your first thought when I say “workplace communication?” Did you think of written communication like texts, emails, memos, policies or reports?  Did you think of verbal communication like phone calls, meetings, one-on-ones or the grape vine?  Perhaps workplace miscommunication — a conflict, a rant or your boss’ nonverbals during your last interaction – popped into your mind. I’d wager that if I ask the same question in a handful of years, there will be another category that will be top of mind.  If communication is all about getting the point across, we have evidence we have another option we really should be considering just as important – visual


According to Neil Fleming’s VAK theory, 65% of us are visual learners versus auditory or kinesthetic.  Look it up on Google.  It’s been touted for years so why should we start thinking of visual communication like we think of written and verbal communication?”

Read Sherri Petro’s article here on and add your comments below.

Sherri is the President and Chief Strategy Officer of VPI Strategies a next generation speciality consulting firm headquartered in San Diego, CA. Sherri earned a Master in Business Administration degree with an emphasis on Strategic Planning from Pepperdine University. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Youngstown State University, magna cum laude. At California Miramar University, Sherri teaches strategic management for the Master’s of Business Administration Strategy Capstone course. Learn more about affordable online degree programs at California Miramar University.

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