Roundup: Communication Skills

Communicating effectively is paramount when it comes to interacting with others on any level. Whether you're giving a presentation in front of an audience, asking your boss for a raise, confronting a co-worker or even just voicing your opinions, communicating in the right way can make a huge difference in the outcome.

See below for some helpful content on developing great communication skills:

Become an Effective Company Spokesperson

Knowing your audience, preparing effectively, and staying on topic are a few of the points covered in this post on how to be an effective company spokesperson. 

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Speak So Your Boss Will Listen

Capturing and retaining the attention of your audience is important, especially when presenting to executives. Conducting a bit of research about your audience's needs and perspectives prior to your presentation can go a long way.

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Steer Difficult Conversations Toward Productive Dialogue

When emotions are heightened during a difficult conversation, you can still take control of the dialogue. Stepping out of victim mentality, acknowledging your role in the issue, and taking time to understand their emotions as well as voicing your own are some ways to steer confrontations toward a positive outcome. 

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