Monthly Archives: April 2018

The Value of Direct, Respectful Communication

April 12, 2018

Communicating directly in the workplace has more benefits than it does risks.  When done with the right intentions and with respect, direct communication is very beneficial for both the giver and receiver. Being direct does not have to be an alternative to being polite, as there is a way to be both cordial and straightforward. The tactful use of clear, direct communication is a sign of respect with coworkers in the workplace.   Most people would rather hear the truth, in a forthright manner, than not get the whole picture or have an issue skirted around to avoid getting their feelings ...