Category: Communication

5 Tips to Listen Effectively

It is important to listen effectively to respond appropriately.  You cannot do that without careful thought and consideration. “You have two ears and one mouth.  Use them in that proportion”.   This is a saying that I’ve heard from various classes on leadership, but I think that it is very important.  You should spend more…
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Communication is key

Communication is the most important skill in the workplace.  The class that I’ve used the most from college are my freshman English classes.  Notice that it’s not programming, C++, Java, Data Structures, or Networking.  Plain English.  Written English, Spoken English.    Mind you, I do live and work in the United States, but I’ve found…
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Seek First to Understand then to be Understood

    “Seek First to Understand then to be Understood”?  What exactly does that mean?  I think that can be answered  with one of my teacher’s quotes “You have Two Ears and One Mouth- Use them in that Proportion”   Here are my Tips for how to Seek first to Understand then to be Understood:…
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