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Four Ground Rules For Good Communication

I spent most of yesterday at a strategic planning session for the Winnipeg Friends of the Library. I sit on their Board of Directors.  The facilitator who was leading our discussion gave us four ground rules at the beginning of our day. I thought the rules were excellent guidelines for any kind of interpersonal interaction whether with family members, friends, new acquaintances or work colleagues. 

Visiting with my brother, my Dad and my nephew

Be flexible and open-minded to the ideas of others.

My husband Dave talking with a friend

Be honest

Dave and his cousin talking with a Huron leader

Be respectful.

Me and my husband Dave talking. The girl behind us is on her phone. 

No cell phones

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