Never confuse talking and communicating. A little self-examination about what you say — and how you say it — can mean the difference between a listener tuning you out and hanging on your every word.
Habits and mannerisms can derail any carefully planned message or presentation that either is distracting or undermine the impact of statements. Try to avoid these eight most common mistakes:
Hedging phrases. These include “sort of,” “kind of” and “I guess.” They