In this day and age, texting and emailing is pretty much a primary source of communication. I have personally experienced that these methods are not very effective! Actually, it’s the wrong way to communicate an issue that involve important decisions, financial obligations and anything else that need a direct dialogue.
Pros and Cons of texting:
Pros of texting
A major benefit that cellular phones have is the convenience it brings to users. During a busy day, you may not be able to hold a true conversation, or you may not even feel like talking voice to voice.
Cons of texting
When someone is texting, they block out everything around them and their attention is directed towards their phone.
Here are a tips on effective communication:
Pause before responding. I don’t know about you, but I’m often in a rush for something and whenever I’m trying to communicate, I’m usually trying to do so quickly. As hard as it is for me to just pause sometimes, I
Pay attention to non-verbal cues. This is essential when it comes to effective communication. So much of what we say is actually not said, and if you want to understand what others are really thinking or saying you have to do more than just listen.
Be patient and open-minded. Communication, even the easiest of communication, can be tough at times, which is why it’s so very important to be both patient and open-minded in your interactions with others.
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