In personal and professional relationships, communication is key. Make sure to follow these 3 communication rules to be successful in business.
- Work on understanding the person you are speaking with. In many discussions and meetings, people rush to get their point across without first listening to what someone else has to say. This can instantly cause the other person to feel defensive. Listening is key.
- Be sincere. Learn to be patient and understand the ideas of those you are speaking with.
- Establish individual goals. Know that your goals and objectives may differ from those you are speaking with. Make it clear that you understand their goals and communicate yours to them as well.
Having solid communication skills will allow for personal and professional successes. Read more details in the post on Inc.com.