The key to any relationship or accomplishing most task, whether at home or in the workplace, is effective communication. The repercussions of poor communication can become serious quickly resulting in poor productivity, lack of motivation, and unexpected safety issues.
Good communication is defined as:
Effectively conveying information and expression of thoughts and facts. Demonstrating effective use of listening skills and displaying openness to other people’s ideas and thoughts.
There are an endless number of scenarios when you should speak up and have an honest conversation to address an issue. Below are some examples of when you need to stop and communicate a safety issue to get it resolved prior to continuing work.
Tips for Effective Workplace Communication: