4 Ways Your Non-Verbal Communication is Telling a Different Story Than Your Words
You cannot be present and involved in a conversation if you occasionally look at your phone.
Whether you intend to or not, you're sending the message that the people you're talking with aren't as important as whatever text, snap or post is on your device.
SIMILAR ARTICLES & IDEAS:
In a professional setting, our identity is largely governed by the perception of our peers, colleagues and bosses,
Our ‘image’ depends on how they measure the impact of our behaviour and ac...
People who want to hire us, invest in our companies or collaborate with us increasingly look at our digital footprints on LinkedIn, Facebook, Google and Twitter to ‘profile’ us.
As we go more and more online, the way we are perceived digitally, in our display pictures, zoom videos, emails and social media provides a mountain of data for humans, and machines to make judgements about our personal and professional attributes.
As companies and individuals access our digital avatars and make their judgements, we have the ability to curate them and tell them a story that we want them to hear.
We need to understand the algorithms that are formulated to identify signals and patterns, and ‘hack’ them to our advantage.
We communicate with each other as a habit but miss a lot in what a conversation really holds.
Our lack of listening skills, our inner chatter, and the urge to speak about ourselves is clou...
“We have two ears and one mouth, therefore we should listen twice as much as we speak.”
When someone is coming to you for advice, you have to listen, with intent. You are not supposed to jump into a conclusion and start dishing out advice.
Usually, people just want someone to listen to their problems.