What Is Your Weakness In Communication

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Journal Activity #1 As a communicator, I have a couple of strengths including my ability to be straight forward in conversation. I can say exactly what’s on my mind with little to no confrontation. It is important to point out that when I am honest it is not with the intent to be mean and I always try to think of another person’s feeling and reactions. People generally never have to guess what I’m trying to say though and I find it extremely beneficial. Especially in a situation where I am explaining to a customer that there is a problem with the insurance covering their prescription. I let the customer know that insurance doesn’t want to cover the medication so I have to send a prior authorization. What that means is that the doctor needs …show more content…
As a result of thinking to prepare my words before I speak, I take quite a few awkward, short pauses before and while I’m speaking. Half of the reason for this is because of my strength above, preparing my words before I speak. The other half of the reason is because I have a difficult time putting my thoughts into words that accurately displays what I was thinking. I believe that this is a problem because people can start to think that I’m lying or exaggerating. That trait is usually associated with deception. People can also easily get bored, lose track of what I was saying and stop paying …show more content…
I can get way too specific and too descriptive. I’ve also caught myself including irrelevant details in my stories as well. When I am telling a story I usually go back to the beginning of the whole story just to tell one current, relevant part. I start telling stories within stories and loose the original topic. It’s hard for people to keep track of the main point of my stories and it takes a lot of time to tell them. People can also get bored and eventually don’t want to talk to me when it involves me having to explain or describe

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