Same Topic, One Man, Two Conversations
I finished listening to For Immediate Release show 133 a little while ago and wanted to make a comment contribution on the section they are running on kids and communication.
I thought this would be a good time to make an audio clip as my microphone has been viciously neglected of late. However, knowing that it takes a fair bit of time to get a clip together I thought I'd write out my thoughts on the topic first.
Settling down, ready to pick up the microphone it turned out I couldn't read out what I wrote. It just didn't feel natural to my tongue at all. It is exactly what I think, but the way I write is completely alien to the way I speak. Despite being completely genuine, when I read it out it sounded fake to me.
As such I found it much better to just write small headings on a sheet and use them for direction pointers and speak out in a way I was comfortable with.
What I ended up in the recording didn't feel like just a reformatted version of the words, they were different. Key thing I'm suggesting is that is it good to be aware of how closely you mind maps what you say with what you write. Depending on which route you choose to communicate you may end up with one of two different conversations.
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