Remember those frustrating emails flying back in forth with no end in sight? Why don't they understand what I am trying to say?
We've all had experiences where we've rolled our eyes or had to let out a loud sigh because we are not communicating well. Communication, at its best, flows smoothly and both sides feel successful. Unfortunately, many interactions aren't as easy. You know what you mean, but the other person doesn't, and vice versa.
How we communicate has more limited options right now because many of us are not able to be in our workplace setting.
Picking up the phone or hopping on a virtual meeting can feel natural for some of us. But, for others it may take more energy and sometimes anxiety. How many of you would rather send an email over a phone call? It may change how we regularly communicate, but we need to stay engaged and cohesive within our teams to work effectively.
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