You can have brilliant ideas, but if you can’t get them across, your ideas won’t get you anywhere.
— Lee Iacocca
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“The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and the lightning bug.”
— Mark Twain
Tips & Techniques
Q. What is an international consultant, and how is he/she different from an interpreter? A. A good international consultant (IC) is a go-between who helps manage relationships and communication. A good IC is fluent in the language of the people of the culture you are doing business with. Unlike an interpreter, whose job it is [...]
Self reflecting on your communication skills is a great first step to seeing where any gaps exist- these are all opportunities for growth! Ask yourself these 10 simple questions: 1. What is my communication goal? Consider short- and long-term goals as well as what action, information or commitment you want now and in the future. [...]
When having a conflict with someone, try using the “I” message technique to get your point across. This method uses behavioral description and the speaker takes responsibility for feelings. Using “I” messages in a clear way allows you to be assertive without being aggressive. They are less likely to cause the receiver to react defensively [...]