10 Ways to Improve Your Communication Skills
Listen, Really Listen!
a bunch of words elegantly connected with listening.” And hopefully, the other person will be attentively listening to you too.
Up Your Empathy Communication is a two-way street.
Be Brief Yet Specific
Convience Your Message to Your Audience
Put Away the Distractions
Ask Questions and Repeat the Other Person
Tell a Story
Have a Script for Small Talk and Other Occasions
Get Rid of Unnecessary Conversation Fillers
they do to others, trust us.
Watch Your Body Language
You tell your partner you’re open to discussion but your arms are crossed; say you’re listening but haven’t looked up from your phone yet. Our non-verbal and non-written cues often reveal more than we think they do. Whether it’s how you make eye contact or how you hold yourself during a video interview, don’t forget that you’re constantly communicating even when you’re not saying a word. One strange way to tap into your body for better communication? Think about your toes. Or adopt a power pose if you need to boost your confidence before a big talk.