Laguna Honda Hospital Resident

Laguna Honda Hospital Resident

Saturday, November 22, 2014

COMMUNICATION PEP TALK


COMMUNICATION

PEP TALK

 
 
---Recently…it has been asked of me what do I mean by communication? This was my answer. It is when the two sides have reached a unity of sorts on the subject they are speaking. The two have dealt with the walls that separate both factions and are now more together.

---Usually, we find folks so far apart that a different language may as well be spoken by each. Or, they can be of one mind - connected with very little (or zero) separation. Communication falls within these endpoints.



---The less interference and clearer the signal allows for a clear transmission and receiving of the information. When the information, itself, is copacetic between the two factions…we are ‘in like Flint.’


---The more open-minded we are finds us able to receive the transmission more clearly. The more narrow-minded we are usually means that we will less be able to consider the transmission made to us.


---The more honest that we are finds us to be more able to honestly communicate without trying to manipulate the other with some agenda that we may have. Most folks don’t communicate on that level of honesty. Many times others will try to get you to side with them trying to convince you that they, themselves, are correct. It is rare to find someone who is not selling a point-of-view or something that makes himself be right. Caveat Emptor - let the buyer beware. In this case…if you deal with honesty, a lot, it is easier to see when someone is just trying to sell you a bill of goods or being honest. The more honest and intelligent the TLC involved…the more open the lines of communication. Be Well.

[In the Kurt Vonnegut story (below) we see that if the Trafalmagorian was able to simply communicate that the house was on fire…it would have produced a much different outcome.]
 



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