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Broadreach Soundbite: Barriers to Effective Communication

Jan 28, 2015

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
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