4 Things Employees Hear (Even When It’s Not What You’re Saying)

Sometimes supervisors say things that have one meaning to them, but a different meaning to the listener. This can result in misunderstandings between the two. Add non-verbal communications to the mix, and the possibility of misunderstandings increase. A more direct,encouraging approach can increase effective communication. Some managers who are aware of communication problems or being misunderstood may opt to remain silent. But silence can be misunderstood too. This silence is sometimes perceived by the employee as dislike on the part of the manager when that was not the intention at all.

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