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Part IV: Talk’s Not Cheap: Building Bridges via Meetings

Part IV: Talk’s Not Cheap: Building Bridges via Meetings

The basic ingredients needed for effective communication are expression, comprehension and listening. You can use those concepts to build a more effective partnership with your boss. Meetings are effective methods to build bridges of understanding.

We communicate for four basic reasons:

  1. To build relationships

  2. To express feelings

  3. To exchange information so we can do our jobs, achieve goals and learn

  4. To persuade, inspire and motivate others

Exercise 1: Why We Communicate

Think about the times you have communicated with your boss and your role in each of those situations. Then answer the following questions:

Which was more important—to be a good expressor of information or comprehender/listener of information, or both? Why?



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