I’ve been officially employed for 5 months now. Got to admit that I’m in the “advanced track” since my boss is my dad. It’s a privilege to learn from him. His abundance of experience accumulated over the years in the industry is no fluke. But what’s more important and also is a factor that can determine success or failure is speech.
- The way you talk.
- The words you use.
- The tone you stress.
- The punctuation marks.
All of the above need to be customized depending on what message you are trying to convey, who you are talking to or what is your stance on the issue.
I’m a keen observer and I’ve been blessed with the opportunity to listen to upper management of companies communicate. Their conversation are so mesmerizing. At time, it’s as though I can feel their point of view. I suppose that it is a skill that need to be honed over time but yet in a little corner of my heart, I wonder if I can master the skill fully and be as impressive.
You need to be able to digest the conversation at an alarming rate and be able to pull out key points and form your rebuttal statement or a sentence signifying that you agree and comply within a blink of an eye.
My responsiveness is still not there yet. Further more, I agree too readily to almost everything. Something like a “yes-man” Got to change that and have a stand on certain issues. Find out the consequences of yes and the consequences of no and then make a stand. Got to power up to level 2 and not stay stagnant on level 1. Hope to achieve self development. I do feel that I can learn a lot in this business and am blessed that I have such an excellent tutor in my dad! =D
Got to strive harder and level up!