Monday, July 29, 2013
Insights and Opinions: Effective Communication
Story by Ivan Nikkhoo
In our Insights and Opinions section, we feature the advice, opinions, and commentary of leaders in the Southern California technology community. Today, we feature an article from investment banker and investor Ivan Nikkhoo, on why--even in a world where technical skills are highly in demand--communications is just as important.
"You can change your world by changing your words... Remember, death and life are in the power of the tongue." - Joel Osteen
Have you ever wondered why the statue of Moses created by Michelangelo depicts Moses with horns on his head? More importantly, the damage this has caused throughout the centuries? Was this a satanic joke? No, it was a Bible mistranslation! (...)
What does this have with to building, running, and growing a company? As Epictetus famously said, "First learn the meaning of what you say, and then speak." We all need to learn to communicate effectively, as we continue to make mistakes daily at work and at home. (Continued...)
Ivan's full article is posted at Effective Communication.