Use this video article to S.O.L.V.E. communication problems in the workplace. 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. I also walk you you through the five step S.O.L.V.E. steps:
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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!