Strengths and Weaknesses
Communication is essential in my life if I am going to have successful relationships with my family, friends, and co-workers. When I think of communication I think of all the ways in which I express myself to those around me. Communication could mean a phone call, letter, e-mail, face to face conversation or simply snuggling up on the couch to watch a good movie. There are ways in which my communications skills are powerful, and other times when I feel as if I should place my foot in my mouth.
My biggest weakness in verbal communication is my inability to practice restraint. Being a very open and honest person, I often find myself speaking my feelings without thinking twice. I can become very passionate about something that I believe in, and there is no stopping me. My father always told me I should be on the debate team when I was younger because I loved a challenge.
However, having this kind of attitude in communication can sometimes make others feel as if I am not listening, or not respecting their opinions. This aspect of my communication has been in development for almost two years now, and my
We have all experienced arguments as a means of communication, and have most certainly found them to be an ineffective means of resolving a problem. Allowing myself to become defensive would be another weakness I have in communication. This problem only seems to...