Tag Archives: effective communication

How to Improve Your Listening Skills

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How to Improve Your Listening Skills

Effective communication is one of the most important pillars in any successful workplace. But communication is at least a two-sided conversation. Being a good listener is frequently more important than your ability to convey information, and it’s a skill that should be nurtured whenever possible. Whether you’re brushing up on your team coaching skills or [...]

Using Effective Communication to Embrace Diversity

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Using Effective Communication to Embrace Diversity

Maintaining healthy and clear communication is one of the — if not the — hardest barriers in a diversified workplace. Cultural differences, generation gaps — literal language barriers. These can all cause strife in the workplace, and can lessen the otherwise advantageous situation of being a diversified team. The answer to most issues in diversification [...]

Barriers to Cultural Diversity

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Barriers to Cultural Diversity

The modern workplace is a melting pot of different cultures, races, genders, age groups, and belief systems. These differences, and workplace diversity as a whole, can provide noteworthy advantages to a team. Different viewpoints spark creativity and advanced problem solving, and offer ways to learn new skills and become more productive overall. It helps the [...]

The 5 Elements of Self-Awareness

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the five elements of self-awareness

Emotional intelligence is not just showing empathy to others. It involves noticing facial expressions and other non-verbal communication to recognize how other people are feeling, and then adjusting yourself accordingly. Have you ever wondered why you feel the way you do? Being able to recognize and understand your emotions can be the deciding factor in [...]

How to Use Emotional & Social Intelligence to Your Advantage

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how to use emotional and social intelligence to your advantage

Being able to recognize and understand the less obvious details of communication gives you the ability to size-up others, properly delegate work tasks, and overall thrive at the workplace! But where can you begin? Using Social and Emotional Intelligence to Gauge and Understand Others One of the greatest advantages of developing social and emotional intelligence [...]

What can Parents and Caregivers do to Prevent Bullying?

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What can Parents and Caregivers do to Prevent Bullying?

No matter how old you are, where you live or whether you’re a parent, a student or a teacher, we’ve all heard stories about friends, loved ones and strangers being bullied. Some of the stories are worse than others, some have tragic endings and some make us question what is and isn’t bullying. Research shows [...]

How to Empower Parents through Communication

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How to Empower Parents through Communication

Every day parents face endless questions when it comes to how to best protect their children. Is my child being bullied?I-want-to-know Do Joey's parents know that he drinks a lot on the weekends? Should I tell them? If another parent knew my daughter was doing drugs would they tell me? I worked hard to teach [...]

A Guide to Effective Communication

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A Guide to Effective Communication

We all know the importance of being a good communicator, especially in an office environment. You look more professional to your colleagues, and can send a positive message that can help to advance your career. But how can you make sure you're using effective communication? You can download a free guide effective to communication, and [...]

How to Improve your Email Communication

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How to Improve your Email Communication

Communication extends beyond direct, face-to-face conversations between two or more a computer, tablet, and smart phonepeople. In our day-to-day lives, we may communicate through social media, texting, or emailing. Email can be a quick, efficient way to exchange information; however, because the non-verbal body language and tone of direct communication is off the table, it [...]

The Art of Effective Communication

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The Art of Effective Communication

Communication is a fundamental skill for the majority of society. We convey our thoughts, ideas, wants, desires and needs through words and body language. Communicating with family and friends is simple and informal; however, communication with bosses, co-workers, and clients is more complicated, and requires a higher level of formality and professionalism. Let's discuss some [...]