When you are clear about your feelings, intentions and communicate them clearly, you have a better chance of achieving what you want than if you lose control or allow your unconscious mind to manipulate the situation. Misplaced anger can cause more harm than good. Discussing what you truly believe and feel empowers you and helps […]
Being late can seem like a small thing that does not matter. However, it communications volumes to yourself and others, whether you mean it to or not. Being kept waiting is an experience almost no one relishes, because at best, it wastes time and at worst, it indicates a lack of regard not only to the other person, but, also, yourself.
Communication is a more complicated medium than we perceive it to be. Whether listening, reading, speaking, or writing, we have selective listening (reception) and selective speaking (transmission) processes operating at all times. As you read this article, you are selectively hearing my message and I am selectively sending it based on past experience, needs values, images and the language I use. These can all become barriers to effective communication.