Tag: communications

10 Communications Filters to Know for Your Safety

by Liz Jansen Anything that interferes with the way you send or receive messages affects your ability to make an informed decision. On a motorcycle, this includes dirty mirrors, visors, ill-fitting gear, poor lighting, and excessive noise. Thoughts, biases, subjectivity,

Tagged with:

10 Ways to Get Your Message Across

by Liz Jansen Learning to get your message across is a survival skill for motorcycle riders. In theory, using turn signals and brake lights alerts others to your intended action and helps avoid collisions. Although signals and break lights are

Tagged with: ,

10 Ways to Communicate With Intention

by Liz Jansen With the plethora of sensory inputs in the world today, the ability to communicate with intention is vital if you expect to be seen, heard, and—most importantly—understood. Checking your motorcycle’s turn signals, brake lights, and headlights prior

Tagged with:

9 Ways to Get Your Message Across

by Liz Jansen Getting your message across is a survival skill for motorcycle riders. In theory, using turn signals and brake lights alerts others to your intended action helps avoid collisions. Although an admirable first step, assuming those communications have

Tagged with: ,

7 Benefits of Effective Communications

How better than to learn effective communications than from the relationship with your motorcycle? You interpret inputs from the environment you’re riding in and transmit instructions to your bike to on how to safely navigate that stretch of road. If

Tagged with:

7 Tips from Motorcycles for Effective Communication Skills

The basic communications model is simple. There’s a sender and a receiver. In between are filters. Often it’s not what you say but how you say it that carries the meaning. Responses are influenced by the verbal and non-verbal messages

Tagged with: ,

7 Lessons for Building Communications Skills

The vulnerability of riding a motorcycle makes it an excellent teacher of communication skills. The immediacy and potential severity of the outcome when others misinterpret or ignore us are great motivators for learning how to communicate our intentions clearly and

Tagged with:

9 Checks for Effective Communication

Effective communication means messages passed between sender and receiver are understood as intended. On a motorcycle, that means learning how to read traffic and ride in a manner that enables them to read you. If the message isn’t getting through,

Tagged with: ,

9 Messages from Mirrors

As a communications device, mirrors act as both senders and receivers. They show you what’s going on in your surroundings while sharing your reflection with others. Similarly, people act as mirrors, delivering life lessons to you, and reflecting back what

Tagged with: , , ,

9 Defence Mechanisms – Protective Gear of the Spirit

by Liz Jansen Defence mechanisms are like protective gear, worn to protect you from perceived harm. Although effective in reducing anxiety, they can distort reality, interfere with clear communications and mask authenticity. In riding, there’s a real danger to your

Tagged with: ,
Top