As human beings we are hardwired to connect. We communicate all day everyday. Through our words and our actions. We are continually providing a feedback response, to any and all events and occurrences that we are faced and surrounded by. The feedback we give, whether consciously or unconsciously, will provide a positive or negative influence. This week within our Be Strong team we have been talking about our own communication style and the hows, whats and whys of communication.
How can we better ourselves at communicating?
How can we encourage communication?
What are we trying to communicate?
Why are we trying to communicate in this why?
Our Answer : Affective Statements
A personal expression of feeling in response to others' positive or negative behaviors" - Laura Mirsky
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