Broadreach Soundbite: Barriers to Effective Communication

Communication is at the heart of building strong relationships. When fully grounded in trust with good intentions, effective communication inspires others to act. From face to face dialogue to online texting, the way we communicate continues to evolve.

Click here to listen to Broadreach president and founder Linda Varrell speak about barriers to effective communication, and the “7+2 C’s” that can help them be overcome:

Clarity – Know your intended (and sometimes) unintended audience(s)

Content – Craft relevant message(s)

Credibility – Know your facts

Context – Provide background

Continuity – Activate prior knowledge

Capability – Understand personality needs of the audience

Channels – Choose wisely

Confidence – Create safe environment

Close the Loop – Test for understanding