A Key Ingredient of Collaboration
The most important thing in communication is to hear
what isn't being said.
Communication is an art. As with any art, different people have different styles. Effective communicators continuously scan their own communication patterns as well as those of others. They ask themselves, Are my communication strategies working? If the answer is no, good communicators modify their strategies to fit a new environment.
A variety of individual communication styles can become one of our greatest assets. This communication patchwork reveals the beauty of individual designs, shades, and textures that produce rich communication nuances.
Communication involves many variables—it's not just what you say, but how you say it. And your communication success can also be determined by what you don't say. Because many communication variables are intangible, everyone can stand to develop more communication expertise.
RECRUITMENT AND RETENTION
Even a small amount of insincerity on the part of management negates many of their tangible offerings, such as premium pay and bonuses.