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4 Essential (And Counter-Intuitive) Communication Strategies

Society celebrates poor communication. Popular movies are about ragtag groups of people working together despite intense dislike and lack of understanding, and the importance of communication is often downplayed in our schools. The point seems to be that it doesn’t matter if people understand you -- if you’re justified and good at what you do, you’ll get results.The truth is it doesn’t work that way. A recent study found that levels of workplace toxicity are a far bigger factor in productivity than workers’ abilities, and though you can’t always change at toxic employee into a positive one, you can often mitigate their damage or course correct their behavior with proper communication. We have a class on that subject, taught by Communications Analyst Dia Bond, for sale in the Goalcast Store right now for $19.99. But we’ve picked out some other tips to get you started:

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