A chapter in Stephen R. Covey’s book, 7 Habits of Highly Effective People titled, “Seek First to Understand, then to Be Understood,” is dedicated to the principles of empathic communication.
The first century teacher, James taught, “Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to anger.”
Two high performance teachers over 1,900 years apart, teaching the same thing. Do you think there just might be a message there?
The best leaders recognize that the outcomes they seek are the results of effective communication which understands the…
-> Purpose for the communication.
-> Timing of the message.
-> Audience for whom the message is intended.
Sol says… “A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in settings of silver.” ~ Proverbs 25:11
Begin today to keep your communication effective.
Make it a great day and keep being awesome.
Brian Kennedy is an encourager who shepherds small business owners and entrepreneurs along the path of business success to preeminence by embracing time tested principles and executing the associated fundamentals daily.