The greatest communication skill is…
The greatest communication skill is
paying value to others.
The way we communicate with others…
The way we communicate with others
and with ourselves ultimately determines
the quality of our lives !!
When you chose just the right word…
Words are powerful!
When you chose just the right word,
you increase understanding ten-fold.
Silence is a gift that allows self-reflection…
Speak with a purpose,
not just to fill-up a silence.
Remember: silence is a gift that allows self-reflection.
The most important thing in communication…
The most important thing in communication
is hearing what isn’t said. !!
I speak to everyone in the same way…
I speak to everyone in the same way,
whether he is the garbage man
or the president of the university
If you don’t have something nice to say…
If you don’t have something nice to say,
don’t say anything at all
A well-timed positive word…
A well-timed positive word
or compliment can change
the course of someone’s day.
Preaching for life changes requires…
Preaching for life changes requires far less information
and more application.
Less explanation and more inspiration.
You never know when a moment…
You never know when a moment
and a few sincere words can have an impact on a life.
Communicate unto the other person…
Communicate unto the other person
that which you would want him to communicate unto you
if your positions were reversed !!
One learns peoples through the heart…
One learns peoples through the heart,
Not the eyes or the intellect.
You can have brilliant ideas…
You can have brilliant ideas,
but if you can’t get them across,
your ideas won’t get you anywhere.
The day soldiers stop bring you their problems…
The day soldiers stop bring you their problems
is the day you have stopped leading them.
The basic building block …
The basic building block of good communications is
the feeling that every human being is unique and of value.
Frown on lapses of information…
Frown on lapses of information.
When people admit that they didn’t keep you informed,
let them know that you don’t want this kind of protection.
A couple of strong reactions by the manager,
and a subordinate learns to make sure the boss gets the word—all of it.
Leaders who make it a practice…
Leaders who make it a practice
to draw out the thoughts
and ideas of their subordinates
and who are receptive
even to bad news will be properly informed.
Communicate downward to subordinates with
at least the same care and
attention as you communicate upward to superiors.
The goal of communication is not to convince…
The goal of communication is not to convince
or to reach agreement, but to understand!
The single biggest problem…
The single biggest problem
with communication is
the illusion that it has taken place.