As we communicate more and more with people we’ve never met, especially via writing only, it’s easy to forget their humanity. We can see them as obstacles to or levers for our goal achievement. To combat this effect…
Casey’s eTip: Picture the Person You’re Contacting
Imagine this human with a family…going for a walk…smiling…grieving..in other words, sharing your fundamental human needs and emotions. When you do, you automatically ease communication and decrease the likelihood that your messages will be negative and/or misinterpreted because you’re thinking about how it affects the person you’re addressing.
This eTip brought to you by the Communication/Relationships link in your Productivity Chain.