You Can't Not Communicate

Written by Kevin Eikenberry

Most of us would like to be better communicators. As leaders, co-workers, team members and in all ofrepparttar other roles we play both professionally and personally, we know that communication is a major key to success.

When we are frustrated or stymied by something, often better communication would have improved it.

Considerrepparttar 146907 new executive or manager who walks into their first meeting. Every movement is watched. Where they sit is analyzed. What they say is discussed later. Did they make declarative statements or ask questions? Did they smile? Were they quiet or too quiet? What about their tone of voice?

Or consider seeing an old friend with a new business partner. Youíve not spent much time withrepparttar 146908 new partner before. You care about your friend and so you are trying to build an informed opinion of their partner, so you observe them very carefully.

Of course not every situation is this obvious, but in every situation we are all being observed as people try to truly understand our message. Yes, communication certainly is important Ė and valuable. And guess what? As these two examples clearly show, we canít not communicate.

Think about it.

We communicate with our words, of course. Our eyes and our facial expressions convey many things. We communicate withrepparttar 146909 tone of our voice, with our movements and hands. We even communicate when we are silent.

The Paradox

So it is a paradox to think that we are always communicating and yet we still want to improve our communications skills.

Just because we do something allrepparttar 146910 time, doesnít mean we think about it allrepparttar 146911 time. And if we are doing something without thinking about it, we are operating from habit.

Habits are our helpers. They allow us to get through all ofrepparttar 146912 many tasks we encounter each day Ė many of which we do subconsciously. And while habits help us, sometimes they donít serve us inrepparttar 146913 ways we would most like. In those cases, we can adjust those habits.

Making a Change

If we want to think about improving our subconscious communication, it helps to think aboutrepparttar 146914 ways we communicate. I mentioned a list above. Others have split uprepparttar 146915 communication components into these segments:

What we say

How we say it

How we look

While I agree with those components I think it is also important for us to consider a fourth component tooĖ what we donít say.

Cell Phone Batteries, Life Expectancy

Written by Brady Middleton

There are literally hundreds of different cell phone models and pricing plans to consider when purchasing a new cell phone. Most people carry a cell phone so they can do business out ofrepparttar office and so there family will be able to reach them when they are away from home. If you donít have a dependable cell phone with a long lasting battery, having a cell phone will be useless. Below we have shared some tips to gettingrepparttar 146585 most life out of your cell phone battery:

Life of your Cell Phone Batteries:

With proper care, your cell phone battery can last between 300 to 400 charge and discharge cycles. If you charge your phone each night, you can expect that your batteries will last between 11-14 months. People who recharge their batter every 2-3 days may be able to use a battery for two years or more.

Gettingrepparttar 146586 most out of your Cell Phone Batteries:

To extendrepparttar 146587 life of your cell phone batteries, be sure to follow all ofrepparttar 146588 manufacturers charging instructions when first purchasing your phone and giving your cell phone its first full charge.

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