Communication can't always follow the top-down model. With the fluidity of information in business today, leaders need to be masterful listeners; they need to be able to receive as well as send.
The speed of communications is wondrous to behold. It is also true that speed can multiply the distribution of information that we know to be untrue.
Conversation is the slowest form of human communication.
I motivate players through communication, being honest with them, having them respect and appreciate your ability and your help.
My basic rule is to speak slowly and simply so that my audience has an opportunity to follow and think about what I am saying.
In communications, familiarity breeds apathy.
You must not, when you have gained a victory, use any triumphing or insulting expression, nor show too much pleasure ; but endeavor to console your adversary, and make him less dissatisfied with himself by every kind and civil expression, that may be
I had no trouble communicating, the player's just didn't like what I had to say.
If you get health, then you have opportunity for literacy. Health first, then literacy. Once you have literacy, then you have a chance to bring in the new tools of communication. Let people reach out and have access to the latest advances.
The greatest reward is to know that one can speak and emit articulate sounds and utter words that describe things, events and emotions.
The sick soon come to understand that they live in a different world from that of the well and that the two cannot communicate
There is no pleasure to me without communication: there is not so much as a sprightly thought comes into my mind that it does not grieve me to have produced alone, and that I have no one to tell it to.
It is greed to do all the talking but not to want to listen at all
Discretion of speech is more than eloquence; and to speak agreeably to him with whom we deal is more than to speak in good words or in good order.
A world community can only exist with world communication, which means something more than extensive software facilities scattered about he globe. It means common understanding, a common tradition, common idea's and common ideals.
Today we are beginning to notice that the new media are not just mechanical gimmicks for creating worlds of illusion, but new languages with new and unique powers of expression.
No fool can be silent at a feast
A good conversationalist is not one who remembers what was said, but says what someone wants to remember.
If it were admitted that the great object is to read and enjoy a language, and the stress of the teaching were placed on the few things absolutely essential to this result, all might in their own way arrive there, and rejoice in its flowers.
Who speaks to the instincts speaks to the deepest in mankind, and finds the readiest response.
Any communication or marketing professional needs cross-cultural research and communication skills to be able to succeed in the future.
It is no use speaking in soft, gentle tones if everyone else is shouting.
Speech is for the convenience of those who are hard of hearing; but there are many fine things which we cannot say if we have to shout.
A word to the wise is infuriating.
Constantly talking isn't necessarily communicating.