It is now clear to me that the family is a microcosm of the world. To understand the world, we can study the family: issues such as power, intimacy, autonomy, trust, and communication skills are vital parts underlying how we live in the world. To change the world is to change the family.— Virginia Satir
Interesting Clear Communication quotations
Success - See your goal; Understand the obstacles; Create a positive mental picture; Clear your mind of self doubt; Embrace the challenge; Stay on track; Show the world you can do it!
Clear communication. Respect. A lot of laughter. And a lot of orgasms. That's what makes a marriage work.
Dance is communication, and so the great challenge is to speak clearly, beautifully and with inevitability.
The biggest communication problem is we do not listen to undrstand. We listen to reply.
Developing excellent COMMUNICATION skills is absolutely essential to effective leadership. The leader must be able to share knowledge and ideas to transmit a sense of urgency and enthusiasm to others. If a leader can't get a message across clearly and motivate others to act on it, then having a message doesn't even matter.
Designers can create normalcy out of chaos;
they can clearly communicate ideas through the organising and manipulating of words and pictures.
Good communication does not mean that you have to speak in perfectly formed sentences and paragraphs. It isn't about slickness. Simple and clear go a long way.
Loneliness does not come from having no people around you, but from being unable to communicate the things that seen important to you.
To design is to communicate clearly by whatever means you can control or master.
Certainly a leader needs a clear vision of the organization and where it is going, but a vision is of little value unless it is shared in a way so as to generate enthusiasm and commitment. Leadership and communication are inseparable.
When communicating results to non-technical types there is nothing better than a clear visualization to make your point.
The mind is like water. When it's turbulent, it's difficult to see. When it's calm, everything becomes clear.
I do not so easily think in words.... after being hard at work having arrived at results that are perfectly clear... I have to translate my thoughts in a language that does not run evenly with them.
The art of effective listening is essential to clear communication, and clear communication is necessary to management success.
IT and the entire communications business clearly have the greatest potential for growth. But if you're talking about sheer size, the steel and auto industries will remain at the top.
When your vision is clear have faith and trust yourself even when you don't know where your path is taking you.
Dance is communication, and so the great challenge is to speak clearly, beautifully, and with inevitability. Dance is the only art of which we ourselves are the stuff of which it is made. Dancing is like dreaming with your feet!
I discovered that this camera was the technical means in photography of communicating what the world looks like in a state of heightened awareness. And it's that awareness of really looking at the everyday world with clear and focused attention that I'm interested in.
Don't Make Assumptions. Find the courage to ask questions and to express what you really want. Communicate with others as clearly as you can to avoid misunderstandings, sadness and drama. With just this one agreement, you can completely transform your life.
Write hard and clear about what hurts.
Great leaders must have two things: a vision of the world that does not yet exist and the ability to communicate that vision clearly.
Every citizen's vote should count in America, not just the votes of partisan insiders in the Electoral College. The Electoral College was necessary when communications were poor, literacy was low and voters lacked information about out-of-state figures, which is clearly no longer the case.
Spoken language clearly differentiates Homo sapiens from all other creatures.
None but humankind produces a complex spoken language, a medium for communication and a medium for introspective reflection.
Be clear about your goal but be flexible about the process of achieving it.
Singing brings out in me what I can't normally bring out in everyday life.
It's an incredible feeling to be able to bare your soul to people you've never met in a way that can make them understand so clearly what you mean. That's what I love most about singing ... it becomes my truest form of communication.
It's not movies and it's not "fine art.
" The beauty of a comic is that it's clear, direct communication. My work is getting simpler and more cartoony because I'm much more interested in communication now than in any illustrative value.
In my teaching, I enjoyed creating models to clearly communicate my thoughts.
The hardest thing to say is usually worth saying
I want to surrender to the feelings and shapes of words and not stop until I am clearly heard by myself and my God.
Don't expect people to abide by your rules if you don't clearly communicate what they are. And don't expect them to live by your rules if you're not willing to compromise and live by at least some of theirs.
When we express our needs indirectly through the use of evaluations, interpretations, and images, others are likely to hear criticism. When people hear anything that sounds like criticism, they tend to invest their energy in self-defense or counterattack. It's important that when we address somebody that we're clear what we want back.
The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn't said.
Communicating our questions, hopes, and fears in prayer makes them-even to ourselves-more open and clear.
Get very clear about the kind of world we would like and then start living that way.
If we define pornography as any message from any communication medium that is intended to arouse sexual excitement, then it is clear that most advertisements are covertly pornographic.
A clear conscience is the sure sign of a bad memory.
Obviously, if a director doesn't communicative a clear, relevant vision of the material, it will not succeed no matter how good the material.
A loud voice cannot compete with a clear voice, even if it's a whisper.
It is very clear that voice communications is moving on to the Internet.
In the end, the price that anyone can provide for voice transmission on the Net will trend toward zero.
The most important thing in communication is to hear what isn't being said.
I try to just communicate what I want done as clearly and simply as possible.
Great companies create an environment in which employees act like owners.
They do this through clear communication, articulation of clear vision and priorities, coaching and openness to debate/discussion. I would argue that this type of environment helps people to be at their best - and helps the company to be at its best.
If someone is difficult to talk to, if someone cannot communicate clearly, it's a real problem in terms of their likelihood to work out.
Poor or fuzzy communications are major time-wasters.
Take the time to be crystal-clear in your communications with others.
We are all writers and readers as well as communicators with the need at times to please and satisfy ourselves with the clear and almost perfect thought.