Communication, a vital part of the effective running of any organization. And it is not just communication; it is proper communication which brings out the best of the organization. A proper and effective way of communication can help to build a proper workforce and let the organization attain elevated height.
To have a functional team we need to have proper communication in place. If communication is weak then employee disengagement is most likely. So the employee should learn how to properly communicate so that misunderstandings don’t creep in and lead to repercussions which would lead to organization setback.
5 Ways to Properly Communicate at the workplace:-
- We should maintain a proper tone and pitch
Don’t shout or be loud while communicating with your peers. You should maintain a proper tone and pitch so that the other person shouldn’t be offended by the way of speaking. Your way of speaking and tone greatly impacts the relationship between you and your peers.
- Don’t Over-Communicate
Be precise while communicating. You don’t need to tell stories to make the other person understand what you want to convey. So proper and crisp way of communicating your thoughts is very much required. Your peers might not have the whole day to sit and listen to what you would like to make them understand.
- Don’t Just Talk, Listen
Sometimes we need to listen effectively to understand the problems other people might be facing and depending on it we should work out on providing solutions. So when we resolve any issues, we need to be non-judgmental and open-minded and avoid any personal attacks. If both parties talk then it becomes very difficult to sort out differences and resolve conflicts.
- Always encourage two ways communication
One-sided communication would not yield any solution and won’t give equal opportunities to for both sides to express their views. It should always be interactive and with proper exchange of viewpoints.
- Positive Attitude and No Bad Mouthing
We should always go with a positive attitude and handle the situation in a cool and calm manner and properly put our words forward, without badmouthing your peer. As you need to be working with them, so we should always watch our words.
So right set of words, proper one and clarity of expression will help in creating an effective work environment.