A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from October 14, 2013
“The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place”

Entry in progress—B.P.

Wikiquote: George Bernard Shaw
George Bernard Shaw (26 July 1856 – 2 November 1950) was an Irish playwright, who received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1925.

Quotes
The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.
. As quoted in Leadership Skills for Managers (2000) by Marlene Caroselli, p. 71.

Google Books
The Manufacturing Man and His Job
By Robert E. Finley, Henry R. Ziobro and Kevin Allen
New York, NY: American Management Association
1966
Pg. 73:
Are our attitudes, our emotions, influencing how others get through to us? For the greatest barrier to communication is the illusion that it has taken place

The Charger Bulletin (University of New Haven, CT)
USGA Treasurer’s Tip of the Week
by Isaak Kifle | September 18, 2013
“The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.” – George Bernard Shaw

Posted by Barry Popik
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