Personal Development & Communication
Article posted on July 20, 2012 and it has been read by 778 people
Communication is an integral part of our personal development. The art of communicating with people is something which needs to be developed with time. In our daily life, whether be it our office or home, it is communication which enables us to perform our duties smoothly. At times miscommunication leads to different problems and troubles. So the first and foremost step for personal development is Communication.
There are many ways of communication or transferring our thoughts and wishes over to others. The person who is motivated to get ahead must understand the principles of good communication.
How Communication Works?
Any method we use to transfer a message, voluntarily or involuntarily, from ourselves to others is a method of communication. Communications may be verbal or it may also be oral. Moreover our facial expressions can also transmit messages of pain or bereavement or happiness or doubt or fear. There is simply no end to the number of ways messages and feelings are communicated from one person to another.
The problems of communicating
The problems of communicating are many. We may wish to convey a certain message, only to be betrayed by our own contradictory facial expression. Or the receiver can also at times misinterpret our message. In short, failure to get the right messages across to the receiver is due to one or both of the following:
How to communicate
There are certain tested methods of successful communication. They are:
Role as a Receiver
The receiver, the person being communicated with, should also make a real effort to understand the message being sent to him. The following will help him do so: