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Communication Skills

Stop Pummeling People With Details – Give Better Context

How many times have you been in a meeting and the person who is speaking says something, and you have no idea how they came to that decision?

You may not feel comfortable to ask how they came to their conclusions, so you sit there nodding or saying nothing. However, the cost is that you really can’t assess what is being said or provide an appropriate response because of missing background and contextual information. This means that the time of all the people in the meeting is being wasted and less productive.

I work with a lot of smart people, including technical professionals such as engineers and internet technology specialists. The common theme is they are required to Read the rest of this entry »