One of our most memorable speakers was Kelly Marks demonstrating Horse Whispering. A fascinating session using communicating with horses to illustrate how we communicate. And how much we communicate without intending to do so!
The Key Features of Effective Communication learning points that I felt readily transfer to the work environment were:
To communicate effectively:
- Recognise everyone is different. Try to communicate the same thing in at least three different ways.
- Make it easy by keeping it simple.
- Make yourself more interesting than a bunch of hay.
- Use the language of the recipient.
- Be clear with yourself what your intention is.
- Be purposeful not uncertain and vague.
And most importantly; when under pressure – eg When faced by a tough question: Create space for your right brain (intuition) to do its stuff. Pause, Breathe. Think.
Written by Bob Bradley, founder of MD2MD.
At MD2MD we understand that our members and their businesses have varied needs. We have four different membership plans to choose from, each offering a unique blend of our numerous events and services.
At MD2MD we understand that different leaders and different businesses have varied needs. We have four different membership plans for you to choose from. Each membership option offers you a different blend of our varied events and services.
Information about the events we offer as part of our membership, both current and historical, can be found on our events page. This includes our regular, international, world class speaker workshops and webinars.
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If MD2MD sounds right for you and you match our criteria, then we would love to offer you a place at our demonstration meeting – designed for us to demonstrate the power of peer groups and for you to experience first hand how the meetings work.