Communicating Effectively Grand Rapids MI

Success often comes to those who know what to say, when to say it and how to say it. And those with talent who don't communicate effectively often never get the satisfaction of fulfilling their potential.

Grand Valley State University SBTDC
(616) 331-7370
401 W. Fulton, 286C
Grand Rapids, MI
 
High-Impact Coaching & Consulting
(616) 949-5013
2505 E Paris Ave Se
Grand Rapids, MI
 
West Michigan Business Services
(616) 364-6700
979 Spaulding Se
Grand Rapids, MI
 
Grand Valley State University SBTDC
(616) 331-7370
401 W. Fulton, 286C
Grand Rapids, MI
 
Kettering University
(810) 762-9660
1700 W. University Avenue
Flint, MI
 
Michigan SBTDC
(616) 331-7480
510 W. Fulton Street
Grand Rapids, MI
 
Actioncoach Business Coaching
(616) 457-3100
1345 Monroe Ave Nw
Wyoming, MI
 
Small Business & Technology Development Center State Hea
(616) 331-7480
510 Fulton St W
Grand Rapids, MI
 
Northwest Michigan Council of Governments
(231) 922-3780
1209 South Garfield Ave., Ste. C
Traverse City, MI
 
Lansing Community College SBTDC
(517) 483-1921
309 N. Washington Squre, Suite 115
Lansing, MI
 

Communicating Effectively

Success often comes to those who know what to say, when to say it and how to say it. And those with talent who don't communicate effectively often never get the satisfaction of fulfilling their potential.

In the busyness of life and work, we can sometimes forget the impact of our words. A few words spoken hastily can ruin a relationship or an opportunity. So can a few words gone unspoken. Sometimes the people around you need to hear you speak clearly about where you stand on certain issues or how you feel about them. The missing piece that will solidify success is in your relationships, job or entrepreneurial endeavors may be right under your nose! I have five simple ideas to share with you this week about the words that come out of your mouth:

1. Learn when to be quiet. Some of us are more inclined to speak than others, but those who find the most success are often those who know when to be quiet. There may be a situation in your life right now that is hindered and not helped by more talking. Don't be afraid of silence. Sometimes life's best answers appear when we are quiet enough to listen.

2. Give yourself time to think. We have all heard the saying, "think before you speak." Consider this a reminder that it is always wise to consider the impact your words will have after they are spoken. Think of the best way to communicate what you need to say before you even open your mouth. Even when you are in a conversation and must respond...

Click here to read the rest of the article at SuccessMagazine.com