In this video I'll share four typical reactions to a team challenge. Watch the video now to determine which reaction is most like someone who frustrates you at work. Use this information and the five step S.O.L.V.E. process to solve communication problems in the workplace.
Each step in the five-step S.O.L.V.E. Communication Problems process is important, if you truly want to 'make things better' in the relationships at work that are frustrating you. If you skip a step that seems 'easy' - you will have less success.
Step 1: See and Step 5: Evolve are the two most subtle Steps that, if skipped, will stall your progress.
For example: in Step 1 you have to decide to try to look at the person differently. This requires a mental and emotional decision to let go of your 'story' about the other person, even if it's 'the truth' . It requires that you start a new pattern by trying view this person without judgement. A subtle shift that requires commitment and nets big gains in improved communication.
Use this Memory Jogger Card for S.O.L.V.E. Step #3: Learn Style Strengths and Communication Tips and Step #4: Vow to USE the Communication Tips!
Practice them and watch how your communication problems lessen and your relationships improve. Very cool!
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