Communication? Then you can speak very well 'You do something with communication? If your friend is lucky, you can probably talk very well!' Yes, that's one I've been told many times. And judging by your reactions on LinkedIn and Facebook, I'm not the only one. Many people take the word 'communication' literally, thus thinking that we can talk very well and that we have conversations and telephones all day long. It is a prejudice that you mainly encounter in private, people really have no idea what you do exactly.
For example, Mirta responded Executive List with: 'communication? Yes, that's important! Always keep in touch with each other, that's important'. Recognizable! People often think that we ensure that our colleagues continue to communicate with each other. Misunderstanding about communication Just to be clear, for anyone who thinks we do this all day long: no, we don't. We can probably hold a conversation just as well as the secretary, manager or financial assistant. This is not exactly what distinguishes communication.
Professionals from others. Communicate everyone can do that, right?! 'Communication, what can be learned about it, everyone can do that, right?' "Is there serious training for that?" You probably recognize these comments as well. Very annoying, because it comes across very derogatory. As if what you do is worth nothing. Even when you explain what you do exactly, people sometimes think: post content on social media? I can do that too. communicate social media People don't understand.