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Effective communication in 9 steps

The role of efficient communication is to help us better comprehend a person or a situation so that we can solve the numerous difficulties that come our way. 

By communicating effectively, we can even avoid certain difficult circumstances that arise when we do not express what we need to say, or do it in a deficient manner, resulting in the interlocutor not comprehending exactly the message he wished to be communicated.

We will give nine techniques to improve your communication, as well as your understanding and relationships with others in your personal and professional life.

Allow yourself a few moments of contemplation before responding

Many times, our brain analyzes a message in many ways. This is especially true given the Romanian language’s ease of interpretation. During this brief interval, double-check that what you’re about to say is exactly what you want the interlocutor to comprehend.

Be honest with yourself

When you have nothing to hide, everything may happen in a much more “open” setting, and your communication will be focused solely on its efficacy, rather than other factors such as fear of being tried, revealing a secret, or being held accountable.

Be patient and open-minded

These two characteristics are possibly the most important determinants of effective communication. Prejudices tend to consume a large portion of the attention dedicated to communication in an open debate. And it is a lack of patience that gives prejudices force.

Communicate for the sake of comprehension

The goal of your message is for it to be received exactly as it was intended to be received. And, often, just because you understand something does not indicate that everyone else will. of each individual with whom you communicate. Understand your target audience.

Communication entails more than simply words

Tonality is equally crucial; most discussions that end in misunderstandings have the tone employed as a trigger. Use a tone that is warm, clear, and agreeable to the ear.

Nonverbal communication

It is quite frequent to encounter a situation in which one of the interlocutors states, “I understand,” but is not completely convinced. Your concentration can be honed. And most of the time, nonverbal language is the one that tells us whether a message was successful or not.

As you may have guessed, good communication is built on paying attention to both yourself and your interlocutor, as well as the message you wish to convey. Make certain that your attention is solely focused on these three aspects when communicating. 

Thinking about what you will do next, what you have done previously, or anything else that will just divert your attention away from your goal. To successfully communicate.

Exercise your communication skills

To communicate effectively, you must be able to make yourself understood by people of all socioeconomic classes, whether they are university professors or people who have never studied, students or tailors. 

Each of them has something vital to say to the other. They must comprehend something crucial. You’re well on your way to communicating effectively.


Feedback is as useful as it is underutilized. Feedback is essentially confirmation that your communication arrived at its destination intact and undamaged. You ensure that you have made yourself understood; there can’t be any negative consequences. 

In the best-case scenario, you ensure that you communicate well; in the worst-case scenario, you understand where you still need to improve your communication skills.