Being an effective communicator doesn’t always come natural to everyone. I can’t tell you how many times I have had a conversation then later that night spent hours thinking about what I should have done differently or things I should have said that I didn’t. Read and save this one or share it for 5 tips on how to avoid those late night replays of your conversations.
If you want to instantly improve your communication skills, first start listening to understand. The key to communication is being a great listener. But here are 5 more tips to help you speak more effectively, too:
1. Consider Your Body Language
2. Have a Go-To Script Ready
3. Repeat What the Person Said and Ask Questions
4. Simplify and Stay on Message
5. Think Before You Speak
And don’t forget this one….
Your voice and opinion matters. And speaking up helps improve connection & intimacy in relationships and prevents resentment and even loneliness!
Let us know in the comments below if you have any other communication questions or issues.