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BSS New Job Survival Kit by Frances Kay

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I KNOW YOU HEARD WHAT I SAID, BUT DID YOU UNDERSTAND WHAT I MEANT?

Communicating clearly is our aim. But what about “other people”? Should you as New Kid bother about understanding them? Emphatically—yes! Knowing how to relate to others is an essential aspect of being a successful New Kid in the workplace. It is vital to build relationships with others if you’re going to communicate effectively. At work you are probably involved with a wide range of people whose ages, abilities, and cultures vary hugely. So, how do you start understanding them better in order to be able to communicate effectively?

The secret is simply this: make the other person feel important and respected. One of the strongest human urges is the desire to be seen as important. ...

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