Questions to ask people that teach and enlighten you on your fellow man's opinions
In this day of political correctness, it's sometimes difficult to come up with conversation starters that won't come back and bite you. Many people, especially if they're the shy type, may feel that there are no appropriate questions to ask people for fear of causing...
As we increasingly change our culture from an industrial economy to a service-based economy, communications strategies are becoming ever more important. From marketing strategy to team building to efficient delegation of chores, strategic communications is downright necessary in pretty much every sector of the business...
8 Ways to Avoid Conversational Narcissism
Forget yourself and submit to the other person.That's the BIG challenge of listening.To check your ego.
To relinquish you agendas.
To suspend your preoccupation.Unfortunately, it's dangerously easy for people to fall into the trap of Conversational Narcissism.Especially when they're too busy.Too ...
18 Behaviors to AVOID For Effective Listening
Listening is about what you DON'T do:1. Don't react.
Respond coolly, objectively and non-judgmentally.2. Don't think.
Just perceive without interpreting or labeling.3. Don't perform.
Because some people view listening as a performance.4. Don't tell someone not to feel a certain way.
This cheats ...
Listening is Patience
My definition of listening is, "Loving someone with your ears."This brings to mind a common scripture quoted at many wedding ceremonies:"Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It ...
Don't (Over) Actively Listen
In the 2003 film The Life of David Gale, there's a great scene where Kevin Spacey and Laura Linney are debating Capital Punishment:LL: "And almost-martyrs don't count."
KS: "Got it."
LL: "So, keep it rational."
LL: "And stop that!"
LL: "Active ...
38 Visual Reminders to Make You a Better Listener
What's the secret to Growing Bigger Ears?THREE WORDS: Constant, visual reinforcement.So, here's what you do.1. Grab a few sticky notes and a Sharpie.2. Start brainstorming a list of your biggest listening challenges, i.e., "Pause three seconds before answering a ...
Secrets of excellent communication
Q: What are the secrets of being an excellent communicator?
A: Being someone who is founded in integrity, truthfulness, sincerity and congruence.
Q: How important is good communication as a leadership skill?
A: It's number one on the list - but ignorant ...
The Different Channels on a DIRECTV Dish
Determining the different channels on a DIRECTV Dish means determining what frequencies arrive in the IRD (integrated receiver/decoder). The DIRECTV Dish itself is made up of a dish, either oval or round and one, two or three LNB's (low ...
TSUNAMI AND HURRICANE RELIEF WITH SATELLITE INTERNET
Starting with last year, we saw the devastation caused by the Tsunami. Entire communities were wiped out, leaving people in remote areas without any way to access the world to ask for help. Then, Katrina hit, again, causing such ...
What to expect from free online translations
There are tons and tons of sites out on the web right now that offer free online translations between different language pairs. It's even gotten to the point to where people are forgetting that there are human translators that ...
Broadband Phone Service: Enabling Cheap Calls To India
Want to make cheap calls to India? Try a Broadband phone service.
Broadband phone service will help you make international calls without having to purchase a phone card and that too at a cost much lower than the traditional way!
Commune With The Three Spheres For Successful Internal Communications
Don't be fooled by the title of this article. There is nothing mystical about achieving internal communications nirvana. What it does require is a clear understanding of how to successfully commune with the three spheres of internal communications.
The First ...
What does an Animal Intuitive Do?
Dr. Laurie Moore, LMFT, CHT, Animal Intuitive
Animal Communication, offered by animal intuitives, consists of three categories. The first category is communicating personal messages from animal family members to their people. This is called an animal intuitive reading. Category two is delivering messages from animals who ...
Understanding Body Language
Understanding Body Language:
Your body language - a huge range of unconscious physical movements - can either strengthen communication or damage it. Even if you are sitting completely still, you may be unknowingly communicating a powerful message about your real ...
Increase Your Intimacy By Increasing Your Communication
Jennine E. Estes
Ask any happy couple what keeps the intimacy strong between them, and you’ll more than likely hear that communication is the foundation of a successful relationship. You wouldn’t try to drive a car without filling the gas tank, ...
Handling Others' Anger Effectively
A grateful heart can help you achieve fulfillment for each member of your blended family....
How To Smile Full Blast All Day
Have you wondered how it would feel to be insanely happy? Here's a killer three step process...