Do your goals for 2011 include meeting new people or building stronger relationships? If so, you will want to engage in more Conversations for Connection. This week's Tip focuses on Phrases and Questions to Start a Conversation.Here are some ways to get a Conversation for Connection started:
Training employees to use emotional intelligence in communication with others is vital to success. Our conversations create ripple effects. Conversations lead to the creation of new possibilities, commitment to a new project, resolving conflicts, showing or receiving appreciation, and change. The best at creating meaningful conversation do something very different from the rest.
My visit to the Chilean lumber company Ignis Terra reminded me that wood is in my blood.