TALKING – so people listen to you

TalkingThe manner in which we talk to people has a big impact on whether they accept our feedback or close their minds to it. This applies to all walks of our life be it at work in our role as a manager, leader, or as a colleague. It also applies to our closer inner circle of family or friends.

Quite often you may feel that you are being ignored when you are saying something. At work you may be speaking to colleagues but they are not paying attention. You may try to put forward an idea but nothing happens – then someone else comes out with something and their ideas are noticed and accepted. Later you may confide in a friend that you were ignored although you may be feeling that your proposal had more weight in it.

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Communicate – communicate – communicate

communicateIn today’s world communication is an essential tool which helps an organization to achieve productivity and maintain strong working relationships at all levels.

Those employer who invests time in communicating with employees will build up levels of trust which in turn, leads to increase in productivity and morale. While poor communication inevitably leads to demotivated employees who may question their own abilities and inevitably the organization. So, how can organizations improve and enhance their communication ?

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