Knowledge is power and you can gain that knowledge by keeping your mouth shut and listening.
Motivational Power Quote
Know When to Speak and When to Remain Silent
“The great thing is to know when to speak and when to keep quiet.”
Seneca the Younger 4 BC – AD 65, Roman Stoic Philosopher,
Statesman, Dramatist, Humorist
As I see it . . . . . . .
Know when to speak and when to remain silent
A misplaced word or speaking when you should be listening can result in lost business . . . . or a damage a relationship.
Knowing when to speak and when to remain silent . . . . is a powerful commutation skill.
The most effective business professionals look at communication as a critical resource in the business environment. Their goals is to engage a person in a conversation and to keep it moving forward with open ended questions and in encouraging the person to continue to talk.
The business professional is gathering a great deal of information by asking questions and allowing the other person to speak . . . . while they engage in proactive listing.
Powerful negotiators . . . . understand and use this strategy in creating successful outcome to the negotiating process.
When you know when to speak and when to remain silent . . . . you will effective control the communication and be in control the flow of information.
©2013 Lou Ludwig, Sales and Management Consultant, Success Coach, Speaker, Trainer and Author