When we are communicating with our significant others casually, we may use empathetic listening skills (O'Hair & Wiemann 2009).
Babies listen with their eyes (O'Hair & Wiemann 2009). Words are yet to have meaning so they watch how we are communicating with them. This is a skill we use less as we get older.
There are times when communicating with other cultures can be difficult. We must be other oriented (Gonzalez-Mena 2010). We need to learn how to better relate to other (Gonzalez-Mena 2010).
The Three strategies I will use from what I learned this week are:
- Adjust to differences (O'Hair & Wiemann 2009) by providing communication in languages families understand.
Gonzalez-Mena, J.(2010). 50 stratigies for communicating and working with diverse families.
Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education, Inc.
O'Hair, D. & Wiemann, M. (2009). Real Communication An Introduction Boston, MA: