Effective Communication Within Work Place

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Effective Communication within Work Place
Personal experience could not been completed without coming across lack of effective communication skills within the military. The perception I have about the military was that military has never been a profession, but a National services provider. All this was a result of lack of effective communication within work place. Communication is about more than just exchanging information. It is about understanding the emotion and intentions behind the information. Effective communication is also a two way street. It is not only how you convey a message so that it is received and understood by someone in exactly the way you intended. It is also how you listen to gain the full meaning of what is being said and to make the other person feel heard and understood. Thesis: Effective communication within work place could be achieved with effective good listening skills that eliminate barriers to effective communication and providing feedback.
Barriers to effective communication
Lack of focus
You cannot communicate effectively when you are planning what you are going to say next, daydreaming, checking text message, or thinking about something else. This is one the personal experience I noticed in the military. However, in today’s world of social network our NCOs are facing some challenges of competing against the social media. You need to stay focus on moment to moment experience.
Stress and out of control emotion
When you’re…
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