Julian Treasure is a sound and communication expert who travels the world training people to listen better and create healthier sound. He has identified a set of 4 ‘leeches’ – that most people exhibit to some extent – that suck the life out of your communication. Simply being more conscious of them will, over time, reduce their power.
… not suggesting they’re bad, wrong or to be condemned outright; the trick is to be conscious of them and not let them run the show.
Read this great article to find out what they are. I guarantee you will know exactly what he’s talking about.
You can read the article here: Which of These Habits Is Keeping You from Being a Great Communicator?