Learn to handle the silence of others and learn/practise to be in silence and be alone.
I have been at times where the person I have been working has not responded to my communication for days and has gone in silent mode. This gave rise to uncertainty in me. Why was I not comfortable with silence? I wanted to get things done or wanted to get ready made solutions from some one and silence never provided answers as I was not looking for answers I knew as I feared the silence or had the temptation to fill in the silence. We all have learnt that silence is a feedback and we need to work on that. Is our learning a fact or a thought? Let us figure it out for ourselves. Today I read this article “How to Handle Silence, the Worst Kind of Feedback” and the mentioned 3 steps made a lot of sense to me.