Showing posts with label How to Use Dialogue. Show all posts
Showing posts with label How to Use Dialogue. Show all posts

Friday, December 10, 2010

How to Use Dialogue to Improve Your Relationships

Knowing how to use dialogue will help you become a more effective communicator. Find out the two things you must do if you want to transform arguments into meaningful conversations with the people who are important to you.

How can you apply the two aspects of dialogue in future conversations with people you often disagree with?
“I have found it of enormous value when I can permit myself to understand the other person.” - Carl Rogers, American psychologist
"When learning about life and people, make no more assumptions than are absolutely necessary. Ask and observe." - William of Occam, British philosopher
“Loyalty to a petrified opinion never yet broke a chain or freed a human soul.” - Mark Twain, American novelist
"We are complacently caught in our particular view of the world, which compels us to feel and act as if we knew everything about the world." - Carlos Castaneda, American author
Get additional insights about dialogue by reading these excellent posts from Denny Coates:

Dialogue - Have You Mastered This People Skills?

Refine Your Dialogue Skills - Some Tips and an Illustration