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Weekly Poll: Preferred Professional Contact Method

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Weekly Poll: Preferred Professional Contact Method

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After reading Jurgen Appelo's reflections on not answering the phone, we began to wonder what method DZone's audience prefers to be contacted through, when it comes to work. Do you also prefer not to deal with phone calls during work? Or do you relish the long-distance conversation to break the monotony of long hours of coding?

Let us know in this week's poll about preferred professional contact. You'll get to see the responses so far instantly. And, even better, responding just might lead to better communication in the future.

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