Archive for February, 2012
There is a popular, if fanciful, perception that communication between humans was born when one stereotypical caveman, clad in animal skin and with bed hair, grunted in a certain way and another caveman understood the meaning of that grunt. And from that highly unlikely origin, the following millennia brought us cave paintings, hieroglyphics, the printing press, the town crier, sign language, semaphore, the penny post, Morse code, the pony express, the telephone, radio, cinema, the fax, television, email, the Internet and the text message. We have a lot to thank those cavemen for.
Good communication skills are an increasingly common criterion in job specifications of today. This is hardly surprising given the ever-expanding range of communication media in use within modern businesses. Before the technology boom at the back end of the last century, traditional communications amounted to little more than the letter, the telephone call and the face-to-face meeting, but modern science has given us such innovations as email, the mobile phone and online conferencing.
In order for each relationship to be success, the utmost important factor is communication. Maintaining good communication is essential to every strong relationship. Despite knowing this, even great relationship communication can break down from time to time. In this article we will explore different ways to minimize and avoid common misunderstandings that regularly occur in most relationships.
Here are some points to consider when disagreements and conflicts arise with you and your partner.