Conversations with Bad Communicators

How to work through the barriers in communication

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What is involved in ‘communication’?

How do conversations go ‘bad’?

Not Listening

Assuming the Worst

Forgetting About Context

Misjudging the Audience

Unfairness and Ego

Advice for Getting towards a Good Conversation

1. Know what you want to achieve

2. Get a sense for their point of view

3. Approach with lightness and openness

4. Make sure to get clarification

5. Be tough on the issue, soft on the person

In summary…

Emerging fiction author, London Writers Award 2020. Working on my debut novel, rep’d by Kate Evans @ PFD. Podcasting on Author Not Present.

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