In today's fast-paced work environment, it can be easy to dismiss the value of direct communication. Whether you're connecting via telephone, web conference, in the conference room or around the water cooler, you can improve workplace productivity by sprucing up your listening skills.
1. Create a Sharing Environment
Great listeners know the key to effective communication is being open and approachable. Foster better communication in your office by taking the time to listen to your co-workers without interrupting their train of thought. Not only are you improving workplace communication, you're also fostering a sense of transparency that builds trust and boosts company morale.