July 28th, 2012 by Maryanne Honeycutt
I suppose leaders (people!) who talk too much top the list for what not to do on the interpersonal skills list. Uggh.! Talk 1/3, listen 2/3….just doesn’t resonate with some people. Maybe that’s why I still like the acronym WAIT – it stands for Why Am I Talking? It asks for some self-awareness around purpose, context and overall, does anyone really care what I am saying?
WAIT – Write it down…. Be quiet…. Listen….