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When Should I Interrupt Someone?

When should you interrupt someone? Ian Miell explores the topic of interrupting someone and when it is appropriate to do so. They suggest that interrupting can be both positive and negative, depending on the context and the intention behind the interruption. The article offers guidelines for interrupting effectively, such as making sure that the interruption is necessary and relevant to the conversation and ensuring that the person being interrupted has the opportunity to speak.

The author also highlights the importance of understanding cultural differences in communication styles and the potential consequences of interrupting in certain cultures. The article concludes with a reminder that effective communication requires both speaking and listening skills, and that interrupting should be used judiciously and with sensitivity to the situation.

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communication skills · interruption · fffective communication · cultural differences · listening skills · applied psychology · 153.6 · 60.80.10