Importance Of Communication Strengths

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Reviewing one’s strengths and weaknesses is something that I feel like is a necessary evil throughout one’s lifetime. Yet it’s not something that I feel comes easily to many people. To take a good hard look at yourself and decide what you’re good at and what you’re not can be difficult. It seems as if when you think you’re good at a certain task, another person tells you that you’re not all that good at it at all. On the flipside though, usually people who think they’re terrible at a task are usually pretty decent or better than they think they are. I of course don’t count myself out of this category, but figure that I too have my respective strengths and weaknesses as a communicator. Also like countless other communicators out there, I would much rather focus on my strengths, and my strengths alone. I would love to push my communication weaknesses into the shadows. Away from where anyone else may see them, and so that I do not have to confront them. Unfortunately for myself, I know that my communication skills will always remain the same if I ignore my problems. Instead, I am forced to sharpen …show more content…
Communications over the phone and face to face encounters seem to be easiest for me in many ways. I am able to hear the other person’s tone of voice, and in face to face interactions I can read their body language as well. All these things I try to use to make the communication a positive and fulfilling interaction. Communications over the internet I find a little more difficult in some ways. Simply because there are so many ways that the other person can take the way you write things. You can’t hear sarcasm, happiness, sadness and other emotions through the voice of an email. Body language is also obviously unreadable through a computer screen as well. You almost have to be twice as specific to make sure that your reader doesn’t get the wrong impression about what you’ve

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