Lest we forget

Lest we forget

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That speaking is the one thing that allows us to communicate with each other and the rest of the world. So why are some people so bad at it. It is not that they cannot speak, they lack the ability to communicate. Communication is about listening to the other person involved. Even when we are speaking from a stage, you have to be able to read the audience, understand when things are not working and have a backup plan. So many speakers just speak at an audience. The problem then is that the audience resent being spoken at, and as they can't just walk out (unless you are so bad you have offended them), they have to put up with you and they just walk out resenting the waste of time and only ever…
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Conveying The Right Message When Communicating With Others

Conveying The Right Message When Communicating With Others

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Why the message is so important By Bev Hepting | The Message Maestro Communication skills are an essential part of success and happiness. You have to be able to communicate effectively with those around you to get things done and have good relationships. But was effective communication? How can you convey the right message when communicating with those around you? In this article, we’ll walk you through the simple steps involved in effective communication so you can start conveying the right message! 1) Simplicity is key A simpler message can make a larger impact; minimalism is key. There’s no point adding fluffy language and empty words. Those extras don’t improve your message whatsoever and just add unnecessary confusion. Be direct and to the point so that it is easier for…
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Conveying the Right Message.

Conveying the Right Message.

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Conveying The Right Message When Communicating With Others Communication skills are an essential part of success and happiness. You have to be able to communicate effectively with those around you to get things done and have good relationships. But was effective communication? How can you convey the right message when communicating with those around you? In this article, we’ll walk you through the simple steps involved in effective communication so you can start conveying the right message! 1) Simplicity is key A simpler message can make a larger impact; minimalism is key. There’s no point adding fluffy language and empty words. Those extras don’t improve your message whatsoever and just add unnecessary confusion. Be direct and to the point so that it is easier for those you’re communicating with to…
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Tell stories when you speak

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Stories are a part of us As an audience we love to hear about other people.  We love to know their stories and how they got to where they are now. History shows that we learn through story telling.  All those fairy stories, the fables, the legends, they are ways of communicating lessons to us in a way we will remember. Although we live in a very visual world today and people are losing the ability to sit and listen for any length of time, your story is still a powerful way of helping people understand who you are.  It gives you a chance to create a link between you and the audience. If you are worried about talking in front of people, you need to know that your talk…
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The Elevator Pitch

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Let me ask you something. Do you love your elevator pitch? Do you hate having to do your 60-second pitch when networking? Do you struggle to tell people what you do? You see… Some people think that they need to tell people everything.  Their whole life story in 60-seconds.   Others think that people need to know all the various therapies, treatments, methods and anything else they can throw into the mix is what people want to know. Do you want to know the truth? The truth is that people just want to know if you have the answer to their problem.  Can you help them achieve something, deliver something, get over something.   People buy solutions to problems.   Generally, they don't really care how you do it, just that you can.…
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Speaking With Authority 101

Speaking With Authority 101

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How you speak is important. Everything from your tone, words, and body language indicates your level of confidence and authority, and if you do not come across as deserving of respect or attention, you are unlikely to get it. While you may not be a natural leader, you can still learn to speak with authority and show others your confidence. Here are the basics for learning to speak with authority so that others will listen and respect your words. Watch How you Stand and Sit Your posture says a great deal about your confidence. If you look timid, people will not take you as seriously. Stand tall and straight with your shoulders back. Put one foot slightly more in front of your body and put your weight on your back…
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Non-Verbal Communication And Behavior

Non-Verbal Communication And Behavior

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Have you ever been in a conversation where you just had the feeling that the person you were communicating with wasn’t being 100% honest? Have you ever been triggered by someone in a conversation, not by what they said, but how they said it? Conversely, have you ever been the focus of someone ire, and you have no idea what you said? What about those of you with pets? Dogs don’t speak, but they communicate with their humans through a series of non-verbal cues. Despite what many people tend to believe, communication is not about the words you speak. The actual words which you form through pushing air through given mouth postures tend to get the largest amount of our focus and attention. However, it’s your non-verbal communication and behavior…
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