Here’s part two in our blog series on SUNY Broome’s Dr. Francis Battisti’s advice on effective communication:

The word “communication” comes from Latin root meaning “to commune, to connect, to share together.” So, if you are in the communications business, it’s good to remember that it takes two to tango, and the same goes for conversations. The other person won’t respect your opinion unless you offer the same in return.

How do you make an effort to commune when you communicate with your colleagues? With your customers?