Communication - Do you repeat back the specifics of a request?
Misunderstanding due to miscommunication can cause major disasters at work or in life (see: Tenerife airport disaster).
A good communication strategy when receiving instructions is to repeat back what's being said to avoid misunderstanding.
- Please add a checkbox on the right, and make it red.
"OK" or "Roger That"
Figure: Bad Example
OK, I will add a red checkbox on the right
Figure: Good Example - repeat back the task