85% of of what you will accomplish in your career and personal life will be determined by how you get your message across.
Effective communication is a life skill that you can learn. It takes time and practice, practice it and you will excel at it.
Communication does not equal talking. Many people assume that because they can talk a lot they are good communicators. They are not people who talk a lot are normally the worse communicators.
Communications is simply understanding – no understanding no communication.
99% of all difficulties between humans is caused by bad communications. Either the sender does not say what they mean or the receivers do not understand the message.
The best communicators are the best listeners.
All good communicators learn to be comfortable with silence. By pausing you give an opportunity to absorb what is being said, leading to better understanding and better communications.