90% of communication occurs silently.
So many people don't understand this, which is why we often see careers derail like a speeding train, full of passengers, ideas, and dreams. Everything inside is destroyed.
Naturally we don't want that to happen to us.
What we read, what we watch, the people with whom we associate, the organizations to which we belong, the neighborhood in which we reside, the clothing we wear . . . everything we do and say, in other words, sends a message about who we are. Outfluence identifies this form of communication as Constant Messaging®.
One aspect of Constant Messaging® involves sensory gateways and how they function in communication. As individuals approach us at a network gathering we first observe their general appearance, and we make a judgment. Then as they get closer, we see their facial expressions, and we make a judgment. The final gateway is the greeting, when we hear and possibly experience their handshake, and we make a judgment. We often know at the conclusion of the sensory gateway process whether this initial meeting will develop into a relationship.
Other components of Constant Messaging® are active and passive listening, message interpretation including bias in interpretation, feedback, barriers to communication, intentional and unintentional messaging, and more.
Kay Betz, MBA, is a recognized expert in the subject of Constant Messaging®. It has been a part of her curriculum as adjunct faculty at McDaniel College in Westminster, Maryland for the past 20 years. On September 27th, 2016, Kay will be a Featured Speaker at the Outfluence Fall Workshop Series.
Her presentation yields necessary communication tools to ensure that your career and your business stay on the tracks to success.
Register today atwww.outfluence.com/fallworkshop.
(Three mornings - 9/27, 10/12, 10/27 - Westminster Conference Center, Westminster, MD.)