Article by Jana
Ever been in a conversational situation where you had to listen to to someone all the time and not get any chance to talk? Have you yourself ever done that to someone else? We grow up through the impression that talking a lot is necessary to fill up the empty spaces of the universe by our noise in order to show our worthiness or credibility. This encourages people to talk a lot, keep talking and then talk some more at all times.
A communication will not be effective if somebody keeps on talking, it must exchange some information which will be of value to everyone taking part in the exchange. All of us have met people who are in love through their voice and thus never let anyone else to speak. The main reason behind this kind of behavior is their ignorance and inability to communicate in other ways. What they might not understand is that communication is over 90% non-verbal, which means that talking is just a small part of what would get them better results.