In order to build good relationships, you must have effective communication in the workplace. Communicate. Even when it is difficult. Even when it isn’t comfortable or easy. It helps you learn and grow. Here are some of my favorite quotes on communication.
The most important thing about communication is hearing what isn’t said. - Peter Drucker
Let no corrupting talk come out of your mouths, but only such as is good for building up, as fits the occasion, that it may give grace to those who hear. - Ephesians 4:29
The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion it has happened. - George Bernard Shaw
Two Monologues Do Not Make A Dialogue. – Jeff Daly
There is a difference between truly listening and waiting for your turn to talk. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Communicate unto the other person that which you would want him to communicate unto you if your positions were reversed. - Aaron Goldman
If you don’t have something nice to say, don’t say anything at all. - Thumper from Bambi
Don’t be embarrassed by your failures. Learn from them and start again. - Sir Richard Branson
Communication is important. Otherwise, the most you have to go by are actions and assumptions... - Doe Zantamata
Know this, my beloved brothers: let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger; - James 1:19
Reflect on these quotes and ask yourself if these align with your behaviors.