“That’s not what I meant when I said that!” exclaimed all of us at some point in our conversational careers. How many times have you found yourself in a situation where you were misunderstood and had no idea how it happened? You may have been clear and concise, respectful, and even full of valuable information. But somehow your audience interpreted your message a different way than you intended. How dare they!
Not knowing your audience could cost you relationships, money, or even your career! Likewise, if you follow the steps below, you may increase your chances for opportunities and healthier relationships. Always work on learning about effective communication.