What Makes A Good Communicator?
What does it take to be a good communicator? In a fast-paced business world, the difference between success and failure can hinge on good communication between teams and individuals.
That said, what actually makes a good communicator? Whether it’s how you listen to the other involved party, what kind of questions you ask and how you present yourself, all of these points can make a difference. In this article, we’ll take a look at three factors that are important to great communication and explain how these can be implemented.
Let’s dive straight in and get to the detail of point one…
1. Be personable
Getting down to a personal level is a key factor when it comes to good communication. Establishing a personal level with the other party will allow for a more engaged and in-depth conversation. By establishing this level of understanding a conversation may be more honest, frank and open and can lead to less noise in a conversation.
2. Be engaged and ask questions
It’s essential to ask questions. A bit of cliche expression here, but one that holds weight is this; ‘Theres no such thing as stupid question. The only stupid question is the one that isn’t asked.’ If you are in doubt about any element of a conversation this couldn’t be truer. If you are unsure ask. Asking questions, especially around subjects you aren’t sure on could potentially spare your blushes later.
3. Be a master of body language
Body language is one of the biggest gauges of how a person is feeling and is something that cannot be overlooked. Arms crossed and closed behaviour instantly suggest that a person is on the defensive, whereas open, more animated behaviours tend to represent a person that is more open to ideas and discussion. Being able to have a good read on body language allows you to tailor your approach so that you can get your point across in the best possible way.
All things considered, good communication isn’t just a bonus, it’s an absolute necessity and can be a key influencing factor in the success of a business. Great businesses do communication well and therefore, this means that there are no poor interpretations or grey areas.
At Big Motoring World, given the fast-paced nature of our used car sales business, we require our team members to be exemplary at communication and we are always on the lookout for talented individuals that display this trait.
If you are looking to forge a career in the automotive industry, head over to our dedicated jobs website today to discover all of our current open vacancies.
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