Communicating Effectively East Amherst NY

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.

Niagara Small Business Development Center
(716) 434-3815
50 Main Street
Lockport, NY
 
Small Business Development Center
(716) 878-4030
1300 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, NY
 
SUNY at Cobleskill
(518) 485-1647
State Route 7
Cobleskill, NY
 
Downtown Rochester SBDC
(585) 395-8410
103 Rich Hall
Oswego, NY
 
Massena Satellite
(315) 386-7312
50 Main Street
Massena, NY
 
Dove Life Solutions, Inc.
(800) 581-0160
PO Box 11
Buffalo, NY
 
New York State SBDC
(518) 443-5398
22 Corporate Woods, 3rd Floor
Albany, NY
 
Brooklyn
(718) 797-0187
25 Chapel Street, 11th Floor
Brooklyn, NY
 
Rome Satellite
(315) 337-6360
103 Rich Hall
Oswego, NY
 
Lehman College SBDC
(718) 960-8806
350 New Campus Drive. Morgan 3
Brockport, NY
 

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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