Communication

The Danger of Indirectness - Why You Should Just be Straight Up About It

The Danger of Indirectness – Why You Should Just be Straight Up About It

Have you every had someone tell you something, and you took it at face value, only to discover later that the person actually meant the opposite? Or have every been too afraid to be upfront and direct with someone, so you “hinted” at what you wanted to say, only to get mad later because the …

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6 Poor Listening Habits That Can Hurt Our Relationships

We all want to have good relationships with people. We want people to like us and to enjoy talking with us. Unfortunately, we sometimes have conversation habits that actually make people want to do the opposite. Check the list below and see if you are doing any of the following, maybe even without realizing it: …

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The #1 Key to Make People Think You Are Great at Conversations

Many people wish they could interact more socially and be better conversationalists. Whether you are an extrovert or introvert, shy or outgoing, there is one secret that you can use to be a better conversationalist in just about any situation: Just be quiet and listen. Seriously, that’s it. Too often we think that talking makes us …

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How Complaining Poisons Your Success – And What To Do About It

How many really successful people do you see sitting around and complaining about life, finances, and circumstance? How many of the people you see who are constantly complaining are really moving forward in life? From my experience, the answer to both is “none”. Why? Successful people don’t complain. Successful people take action. Those who spend …

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