10 COMMUNICATION TOOLS
1. Make sure you have the full attention of the person to whom you wish to speak. Ask them if this is an appropriate time to have a conversation. It would be good to give an approximate length of time you expect to converse. Thus, you are more likely to have the full attention of the one you wish to communicate with.
2. When you are in conversation with another, give them your full attention. Many people are performing several activities, including doodling while others speak. This is a sure sign that your thoughts and interest are not in the Now moment and are focused elsewhere.
3. Stay focused on one topic to avoid confusion. When appropriate, repeat what the speaker is saying in order to gain clarity. This may seem tedious, but can avoid confusion and emotional upset if the meaning is understood.
4. Avoid unnecessary…
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