Best 68 of Communication skills quotes - MyQuotes
You Need To Gauge, To Engage.
When manipulation flutters around everywhere, neither pull nor push anyone. Just do one thing - don't trust anyone!
Eyes says, tongue only talks.
Talking to that fool is like trying to put socks on an octopus!
One of the benchmarks of great communicators is their ability to listen not just to what's being said, but to what's not being said as well. They listen between the lines.
Listening is an effect. Communication is cause.
Men most often know what they want, yet they are not always sure how they feel. Women most often know how they feel, yet they may not always know what they want.
... the Gen Y paradox: an entire generation of employees with the attitude that they know how to communicate with anybody, anytime, anywhere, and have the tools to back them up, but who need more help with critical thinking than prior generations in pulling meaning and value from all those communications.
The greatest thing I learned while taking classes at Second City was the very first thing they taught: 'Yes, and...'. In improv, you keep scenes alive but accepting whatever you are given and then adding to it or amplifying it. There is no space on stage for 'No,' 'I'm sorry, you're mistaken,' or 'Yes, but...'. Those transitions kill energy, set up interpersonal conflict, engage the ego in a defensive posture, and stymie the flow of conversation onstage.
The things we say to people – often in passing – can remain as stories and soundtracks deep in their being for years afterwards.
Becoming fast friends when you're that small is easy, because the only requirement is that the other person likes to play games.
Love ENDURES and works out ways of enduring the other stuff. As long as you can communicate you can work out issues, but good communication seems to be one of the weakest skills in human beings, so don't be afraid to try and try different ways of communicating, be patient. Don't be afraid of seeking help either - the chance to keep love alive is too important to let fear get in the way.
Neither sex is wrong in their communication; both sexes need to learn how to understand each other.
What has this book got to do with Palaeoanthropology? The short answer is 'not one tiny bit'. But it has everything to do with stress, communication and change, especially for the modern Caveman.
For people to respond to you, you must respond to them, instead of reacting.
People who are adept in healthy self-expression exercise front-end consideration before speaking.
The quality of your communication determines the size of your result.
Good decisions can turn into disasters when communicated poorly.
Use simple words everyone knows, then everyone will understand.
There will never be another you. The planet desperately needs your unique purpose, passion and presence.
Don't just focus on seeing things from your own perspective. It can give you blind spots.
Maybe this was a male-female translation problem. I read an article once that said that when women have a conversation, they're communicating on five levels. They follow the conversation that they're actually having, the conversation that is specifically being avoided, the tone being applied to the overt conversation, the buried conversation that is being covered only in subtext, and finally the other person's body language. That is, on many levels, astounding to me. I mean, that's like having a freaking superpower. When I, and most other people with a Y chromosome, have a conversation, we're having a conversation. Singular. We're paying attention to what is being said, considering that, and replying to it. All these other conversations that have apparently been going on for the last several thousand years? I didn't even know that they ~existed~ until I read that stupid article, and I'm pretty sure I'm not the only one.
Very few people have ever experienced the feeling of being completely understood. When they experience it, it can become one of the richest feelings they have ever had.
Once you communicate, you don’t discover reality, you create reality.
During a conversation, it is better to have an understanding without words, than words without understanding.
The issue of who will throw the garbage won’t be so trivial when no one is throwing it away, and it starts to stink. When the plates pile up in the kitchen sink, or when the bathroom is grimy and the shampoo ran out. No, it won’t be funny then.
Judith Hanson Lasater
Would you be willing to ...
Your career is your business. You are its CEO. Complacency breeds failure. As the CEO of your career, you must continually improve your skills, especially the art of communication.
Frame your problem statements into actionable tasks and goals that lead to a solution. Problem statements incite procrastination and resistance whereas solution statements inspire hope and motivation.
If we don’t communicate, we certainly can’t get much done and if we don’t communicate authentically, what we get done is less effective.
When we aren't curious in conversations we judge, tell, blame and even shame, often without even knowing it, which leads to conflict.
We could make pros and cons lists," I suggested slyly. He sighed dramatically. "Or I could man up and freaking discuss this." I smiled. "Yeah, let's do that.
Doubt is an unwillingness to communicate.
Communication is the key and saying your words with kindness is the way to go.
You can't solve problems until you understand the other side." –Jeffrey Manber
Engaged communication is a pursuit of excellence. Communicating attentively and engagingly is striving to be the best you can be.
If I don't understand you, it's your fault
Many people begin their criticism with sincere praise followed by the word "but", which signals that the criticism is about to begin. This may make the listener questions the sincerity of the praise. Use "and" instead, and provide constructive advice rather than criticism. this is possibly the most effective ways to address an issue in written form without seeming false in your praise.
I like people who can keep the conversation going no matter how random the topic gets.
Think before you write, while you write- and definitely after you have written.
When we aren't curious in conversations we judge, tell, blame and even shame, often without even knowing it, which leads to conflict." -The Power Of Curiosity: How To Have Real Conversations That Create Collaboration, Innovation and Understanding
Levon Peter Poe
The way I think, speak and write is an economy of language. Say it simple, say it clear and if they dont get, "FUCK EM
How is my communication today laying the foundation for my relationships tomorrow?
Communication is an art and a meaningful conversation is a masterpiece.
Effectively clear communication is crucial to a transformational leadership while poor communication is its biggest enemy.
They aren't texts, Gregorius. What people say aren't texts. They simply talk.
Bernard Kelvin Clive
The pride of the digital age is not just in the possession of innovative tools but the ability to skillfully connect with humans behind them
Good communication may not make a risky deal safe, but poor communication may sell benefits of a good deal.
I have a theory that sometimes people think they need to talk as much as possible, almost as if talking more equates to knowing more.
Men and women may speak the same language, but we interpret words differently.