Jesus Christ was a master communicator. He expressed love and wisdom in His words and actions. In our realm of communication there’s always room for improvement, always room to communicate more like Jesus Christ. The following are five pitfalls to avoid in your daily associations.
When we’re too eager to add our two cents to every conversation, we risk missing important details and opportunities to strengthen relationships. Stephen Covey gave sound advice when he suggested listening with the intent to understand. Most people listen with the intent to reply. When we listen to understand, we’re more patient and more likely to learn from others.
#2 Emphasizing the Negative