Communicating Effectively Boone NC

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.

Appalachian State University SBTDC
(828) 262-2492
130 Poplar Grove Rd, PO Box 32114
Boone, NC
 
North Carolina State University, Capital Region
919-715-7373 ext. 627
5 West Hargett Street, Suite 600
Raleigh, NC
 
Western Carolina University Sub-Center, Asheville
(828) 251-6025
68 Patton Ave., Suite One
Asheville, NC
 
North Carolina SBTDC
(919) 962-0389
1700 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Suite 115 CB# 1823
Chapel Hill, NC
 
Appalachian-Foothills Region SBTDC
(828) 345-1110
905 Highway 321 NW Suite 354
Hickory, NC
 
North Carolina SBTDC
(704) 548-1090
8701 Mallard Creek Road
Charlotte, NC
 
University of North Carolina at Wilmington, SE
(910) 962-3744
601 South College Rd
Wilmington, NC
 
Elizabeth City State University SBTDC
(252) 335-3247
1704 Weeksville Road ,P.O. Box 874
Elizabeth City, NC
 
Fayetteville State Univ. Cape Fear Region SBTDC
(910) 672-1727
1200 Murchinson Rd., Suite 6
Fayetteville, NC
 
East Carolina University
(252) 328-6157
300 East First Street, Willis Bldg.
Greenville, NC
 

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...

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