Daily Archives: February 27, 2013

Three Roadblocks to Effective Communication

Silent.Treatment.2This couple had a fight.  And they were not talking.  It was a classic case of the “silent treatment.”  It had gone on for about a week.  Neither was giving in.

One evening, the husband realized he needed his wife to wake him up early for a business trip to Chicago.  Since he didn’t want to be the first to give in, he wrote her a note, “Please wake me up at 5:00 AM.”

The next morning, he woke up and it was 9:00 AM.  He had missed his flight.  And was furious. Continue reading

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