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Talk So People Will Listen

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There are very specific and effective ways to construct a communication so that it goes well and that both parties in the conversation feel respected and understood. Even if there is not “full agreement” in the end, positive communication s…

Susan Taylor‘s insight:

Feeling respected and understood is an objective of Dialogue. 

Give others the best possible opportunity to listen while you honor your own values and goals. 

Here are 7 positive communication guidelines:

  1. Be Brief
  2. Be Positive
  3. Be Specific
  4. Label Your Feelings
  5. Offer an Understanding Statement
  6. Accept Partial Responsibility
  7. Offer to Help

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