Communication Is Not Clear

You think you're getting your point across – but are you?

One of the most valuable lessons I ever learned about communication is this: the communication is not what you mean to say, it's what the other person hears.

If your communications are not getting you the results you want, it might be time to ask: “What do you think I'm trying to say?”

Ray Edwards is a world-renowned copywriter and communications strategist, writing for some of the most powerful voices in leadership and business including New York Times bestselling authors Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen (Chicken Soup for the Soul) and Tony Robbins. Ray is a sought-after speaker and author, hosts a popular weekly podcast, and blogs at