Many years ago, I interviewed for a regional management position.
I expected the pat questions.
Instead, the interview was, “Prepare your action plan and present it to our leaders.”
They gave me an hour to prepare. At minute 53, I was sweating profusely over a blank sheet of paper.
At minute 54, after a desperate prayer, I noticed their strategic vision statement on the wall.
At minute 60, I had crafted a presentation to match that statement. They offered me the job.
Often, the key to magical communication lies in understanding the audience.
In relationships, I often skip that step and my words skip over them like a well-thrown rock across a pond.
People listen when, before opening our mouth, we replace our…
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