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101 ways to improve your communication skills instantly

Author: Jo Condrill; Bennie Bough
Publisher: Alexandria, VA : GoalMinds, ©1998.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jo Condrill; Bennie Bough
ISBN: 0966141474 9780966141474
OCLC Number: 39844205
Description: xii, 111 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: pt. I. Communication. Speaking : Know what you want to say ; Control fear ; Stop talking and listen ; Think before you talk ; Believe in your message ; Repeat major points ; Find out what your listener wants --
Techniques : Define acronyms ; Reduce jargon ; Level objections ; Use humor ; Use anecdotes and stories ; Ask for feedback ; Increase your vocabulary ; Eliminate audible pauses ; Enunciate clearly ; Practice pronouncing words properly ; Exercise tongue, jaws, and lips ; Make eye contact ; Gesture ; Pause ; Speak more slowly ; Speak faster ; Vary your volume ; Watch your tone ; Record your voice --
Listening : Prepare to listen ; Focus on the speaker ; Screen out distractions ; Concentrate on the message ; Listen to tapes while you commute --
Speaking and listening : Ask questions ; Avoid daydreaming ; Accept accents ; Use mind-mapping ; Interview ; Complaints ; Telephone ; Attend a Toastmasters meeting. pt. II. Speaking and writing. Key points : Write a purpose statement ; Use an outline ; Transfer negative emotions to paper ; Get to the point quickly ; Explain abstract words ; Use absolutes and generalities sparingly ; Ask for what you want ; Use active verbs ; Use gender neutral language ; Cite source of statistical data ; Illustrate with personal examples ; Express emotion ; Keep it simple ; Paint verbal pictures ; Be concise ; Support statements with details ; Watch semantics ; Quote authorities ; Consult experts ; Suppress emotion --
Writing : Keep a journal ; Take notes ; Write personal notes ; Write more effective business letters ; Use short sentences ; Communicate online. pt. III. General tips. Reading : Read ; Keep up with current events ; Read something inspirational ; Use the Internet --
Nonverbal : Presence ; Give nonverbal cues ; Check your posture ; Dress appropriately ; Smile ; Touch ; Shake hands properly --
Attitude : Intend to improve ; Visualize ; Be flexible ; Be likable ; Commit to being truthful ; Empathize ; Don't take yourself too seriously ; Eliminate negative feelings ; Be receptive to new ideas ; Take responsibility ; Respect the other person's point of view ; Recognize the impact of stress on communication ; Be real ; Check your attitude --
Behavioral : Laugh ; Use good manners ; Recognize manipulative behavior ; Recognize condescending manners ; Avoid words that hurt ; Change abrasive behavior ; Handle disagreements with tact --
Miscellaneous : Organize productive meetings ; Consider experience level ; Understand the importance of timing ; Present a good personal image.
Other Titles: One hundred one ways to improve your communication skills instantly
One hundred and one ways to improve your communication skills instantly
Responsibility: Jo Condrill, Bennie Bough.

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