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Communication is even more critical now than any other time. You might be delivering key messages to one, few or many.
You and your messaging will experience intense scrutiny on many planes of perspective.
Here are five phrases that are counterproductive to your message because they can confuse or distance your listeners. People might not consciously notice these flaws, but these phrases can trigger unconscious dissonance in your message.
What first impressions do you want to convey when you ask a person to connect with you on social media? Have you considered the unintended message you might be sending when you click to send the standard message?
The beginning of your speech is the first impression for your audience. You want to convey a positive message because that determines how they initially judge you and your message. It might even determine if they will listen.
Don’t start your presentation with these mistakes.