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power of communicationsWhether they’re spoken or written, our words are powerful.

They can inspire, anger, motivate, and move.

They can build bridges or walls. 

They can pull people to us or push them away.

Here’s to choosing them wisely and well!



Quotes about the power of communications

The genius of communication is the ability to be both totally honest and totally kind at the same time. ~John Powell 

Regardless of the changes in technology, the market for well-crafted messages will always have an audience. ~Steve Burnett

Language is not an abstract construction of the learned, or of dictionary makers, but is something arising out of the work, needs, ties, joys, affections, tastes, of long generations of humanity, and has its bases broad and low, close to the ground. ~Noah Webster

Give me the gift of a listening heart. ~King Solomon

To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others. ~Anthony Robbins 

Be silent, or say something better than silence. ~Pythagoras

Have something to say, say it, stop talking. ~George Horace Lorimer

Good, the more communicated, more abundant grows. ~John Milton

Many attempts to communicate are nullified by saying too much. ~Robert Greenleaf

Did you ever notice how difficult it is to argue with someone who is not obsessed with being right? ~Wayne Dyer 

 Not only to say the right thing in the right place, but far more difficult, to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment. ~George Sala

Even when you choose your words well, if your tone of voice is hurried, hostile, or defensive, people may hear something very different from what you intended. ~Dr. Rick Brinkman and Dr. Rick Kirschner

Strategic communication is at the core of effective leadership. Through a leader’s use of verbal and written symbols employees are motivated or deflated, informed or confused, productive or apathetic. A leader’s ability to carve off the verbal fat and get to the meat of an issue, idea or plan will find success at every turn. ~Reed Markham

The true spirit of conversation consists in building on another man’s observation, not overturning it. ~Edward Bulwer-Lytton

Electric communication will never be a substitute for the face of someone who with their soul encourages another person to be brave and true. ~Charles Dickens

Don`t communicate to be understood; rather, communicate so as not to be misunderstood. ~Dr. John Lund


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