Have you ever been in a conversation where you’re communicating you’re point and the other person is communicating their point, and you find yourself getting increasingly irritated and frustrated because you’re talking about the same thing, but speaking a completely different language?
Have you ever shared something important with another person, and they respond with some comeback that makes you say, “Yes, that’s what I just said!”
Have you ever been listening to someone explain a topic only to be left confused because they use a completely different vocabulary than you do?
If you answered yes to any of these questions, you’re not alone.
Clear communication is a skill that is developed over time, and without it, professional conversations between service providers and clients can devolve into a frustrating and confusing experience. That’s why one of the very first things we do with new clients is ensure we’re both speaking the same project language and using the same vocabulary.
Here are 3 important tips to empower you to communicate clearly with clients and equip clients to communicate clearly with you: