Monthly Archives: August 2013

Non-Verbal Communication: It isn’t what you say, but how you say it.

The Saying What Matters Lady is switching gears today. We’re moving on from language to another vital aspect of how we get messages across to one another – non-verbal communication. You’ve probably figured this out, but I’ll tell you anyway. … Continue reading

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The Language of Responsibility

How we accept or reject responsibility for the things we say shapes the tone of our relationships. Makes sense, right? Think about the following examples, which in no way represent the opinions of the Saying What Matters lady – just … Continue reading

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Ten Things We Never Should Say

Some things never need to be said – period. When communication hits the rocky ground, we have a tendency to blurt out catchy little phrases that get us into a whole barrel full of hot water. The Saying What Matters … Continue reading

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How We Use Language to Define Our World

Today I want to share an exercise that I have often used in communication classes. Fill in the blanks using the first words that come to mind – try not to second guess yourself or censor your thoughts. Women doctors … Continue reading

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