Communication in the Workplace

The Communication Blog

author of The Interpersonal Communication Book. “It Published on April 11, 2019 COMMUNICATION , EMAIL COMMUNICATIONS Stephanie Fairyington , Thrive Global Senior Staff Writer Stephanie Fairyington is a senior staff writer at Thrive Global.

2019 130

Creative Video for Communicators

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Business Communication Technology videoThis Saturday I attended the annual Presidents Day meeting of the National Speakers Association Northern California Chapter.

2018 209

Etiquette and communication

The Communication Blog

Here's a wonderful brief post on etiquette and communication. Communication communication and etiquette etiquette rules of etiquetteA neat summary of some essential rules. link] [link].

2018 130

Prosocial Communication

The Communication Blog

This discussion of prosocial communication is a preliminary version of a section I'm considering adding to the new edition of The Interpersonal Communication Book. Prosocial Communication In Chapter 10 we looked at the dark side of interpersonal relationships (jealousy and relationship violence) and, in this chapter, we looked at the misuses of power (sexual harassment, bullying, and power plays), other “dark” sided. Communicating with cultural sensitivity.

When Communication Matters Most: 5 Crisis Communication Lessons from Hurricane Sandy

Matt Eventoff

There is no better situation during which to judge communication acumen than during times of crisis. A leader – from a communication perspective and every other perspective. He is a man who was initially elected largely due to his ability to communicate. Paradoxically the President has also stated that his biggest weakness during his first term has been his ability to effectively communicate his message.

Essential tools for visual communications

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

On Saturday we heard from two communications experts: Speechwriter Pete Weissman and visual thinking expert David Sibbet. Business Communication David Sibbet Visual communication Visualization

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Everyone Communicates, Few Connect

Manner of Speaking

His most recent work is entitled Everyone Communicates, Few Connect. In Everyone Communicates , Maxwell offers his insights into how we can become better at connecting with others. Connectors live what they communicate. Everyone Communicates is worth the read.

What Japan Can Teach the World About Communication / ?????????????????????????

Matt Eventoff

Embassy and Consulates with one goal – to teach Japanese executives, future leaders and top college students how to incorporate “Western” communication and presentation skills into each individual’s communication repertoire.

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Communication

The Communication Blog

7.21.2009 Communication Heres an interesting site for material on communication that we dont often see in our textbooks. Follow me on Twitter Twitter Updates follow me on Twitter WELCOME This blog is designed as a forum for instructors and students who are using one of my books or, more generally, to anyone with an interest in communication and especially in the teaching of interpersonal communication, human communication, or public speaking.

Communication as a College Major

The Communication Blog

Here's a brief article on the 10 most versatile college majors--Communication is No. link] [link

2019 100

Use the 4 principles of meaningful communication

PowerPoint Tips

Here are 4 principles of communication — guidelines that you should use to ensure that your audience will find what you say valuable and meaningful. What principles of meaningful communication do you use? Content principles of communication

2013 225

How Communication Training Leads to Superstar Teams

Duarte Blog

In fact, most of our communication happens via digital platforms, like email, text, conference calls, and video conferences. 66% of older managers prioritize in-person communication rather than remote, but millennials prefer digital communication ( source ).

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Communication Visuals

The Communication Blog

I started a few Pinterest boards largely to augment the text discussions in communication books—my own or others. So, I thought Pinterest would be a great medium to disseminate visuals that may prove useful in teaching communication. The boards you may find interesting in preparing slide presentations are those on illusions , communication , and choices. communication visuals illusions images for choice images for communication Pinterest

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Tech Communication Tips

Matt Eventoff

There are a few tips every technical professional can utilize to make communication with divisions, departments, clients, grantors, and myriad others much easier. .

Verbal communication is the MOST important candidate skill

PowerPoint Tips

Here’s what NACE just announced on February 24, 2016 (just a year ago): When asked to assess candidate skills/qualities, employers rated verbal communication skills the most important, according to NACE’s Job Outlook 2016 report. Employers rated verbal communication skills (4.63

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Clear Communication: A Must-Have Job Skill in 2013

Manner of Speaking

The four skills are personal branding, flexibility, productivity improvement and … clear communication (which is listed first). And when it comes to communicating clearly, here’s what she wrote: Whatever their level, communication is key for workers to advance.

2013 276

How Communication Training Leads to Superstar Teams

Duarte Blog

The post How Communication Training Leads to Superstar Teams appeared first on Duarte. Featured Presentations Storytelling Tips business communication communication communication training communicatorI’ve spent much of my life working in sales.

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Communication Infographic

The Communication Blog

Here''s a wonderful Infographic on communication sent to me by Michael Yunat, coordinator/GetVolP. It should make a good discussion starter in interpersonal or fundamentals of communication courses. Communication infographic social media link].

2014 100

Public Speaking: Its Place in the Communication Curriculum

The Communication Blog

So, here I want to review the “basic course” and argue that the basic course in communication—often a required course—should not be public speaking but should be the hybrid/fundamentals course. From then to now, the field of communication has changed dramatically—it has grown in both breadth and depth—and now includes areas of human interaction that cannot be subsumed under public speaking and, of course, forms and ways of communicating that didn’t exist in 1915.

2019 100

Nonverbal Communication

The Communication Blog

Kendall-Hunt has put up a website for my The Nonverbal Communication Book. The website has links to the Preface, the TOC, and a sample chapter--I chose the chapter on temporal communication--Time Messages. It''s a really very different nonverbal communication textbook and that''s why I wanted the chapter made available online. nonverbal website temporal communication time messages the nonverbal communication book Nonverbal Communication

Communication and Cancer

The Communication Blog

In searching for communication issues we don’t normally talk about in our introductory textbooks, that of talking to cancer patients about their cancer is one of the most important and the most difficult. Here are a few suggestions for making communication with a person diagnosed with cancer—what you might say and what you should NOT say--a bit easier—not easy, just a bit easier. cancer and communication communication and cancer

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Communication Currents

The Communication Blog

The new issue of Communication Currents is out. This is a publication of the National Communication Association and is addressed to the general public--its subtitle is: Knowledge for Communicating Well. long distance relationships small talk Communication Currents[link]. Edited by Katherine Hawkins, the current issue contains articles on long distance relationships, small talk, communciation and success, and free speech. Take a look; I think you'll be pleased. link].

3 Speaking Skills That Will Help You Communicate Data

Duarte Blog

The post 3 Speaking Skills That Will Help You Communicate Data appeared first on Duarte. Audience Engagement Delivery Presentations Captivate communication data data story presentation public speaking speaker coaching storytellingHave you ever had lunch with a genius?

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Circular Communication

Kuhnke Communication

The Three Stages of Circular Communication. The ability to connect with your listener and to communicate with clarity, confidence and commitment is your number one key to success. Communication is circular; it is not a one-way street. The Benefits of Circular Communication.

Is your communication toolbox lacking?

Speak Schmeak

She describes how she uses technology to help her communicate, for example, text chatting on Skype (typing with her left thumb) and using her iPad with text-to-speech software. Unless you need that to communicate, it's probably not appropriate.

2013 213

Leadership Communication Lessons… from a Teenager

Matt Eventoff

Jonathan McCoy has great leadership communication intangibles and the lessons we can learn from his presentation are as valid as ever: Jonathan McCoy is eleven years old. It has been well over a year since this was first published, and there have been numerous requests to re-post it.

Communication Skills: Putin/Medvedev

Matt Eventoff

The past 36 hours have proven to be a lesson in effective communication skills in the Russian political drama centered around three men – President Medvedev, Prime Minister Putin and Mayor Luzhkov (Moscow). Vladimir Putin has displayed effective communication skills when it comes to staging/messaging as indicated by the following picture from the front page of The New York Times.

4 Engineering Communication Tips

Matt Eventoff

Having worked with technical professionals (engineering communication) ranging from top IT executives to Ivy League scientists to internationally ranked engineers, I fancy myself a cocktail party technologist – I understand enough about a wide spectrum of technical disciplines to discuss them for a minute or two, but can barely hook up Wi-Fi in my own house.

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How to be an Outstanding Communicator

Manner of Speaking

Martin is a writer, speechwriter, cartoonist and communications expert with a special interest in new media and social networking. ——— The message from recruitment agencies, employer surveys and the like is familiar, loud and clear: you must be an outstanding communicator if you want to get to the top of your profession. Outstanding communicators distinguish themselves by the way they use language. Clear explanation is the forte of the good communicator.

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The Basic Communication Course

The Communication Blog

Traditionally, the basic course in communication has been a course designed to teach the skills of public speaking. Then in the early 70’s courses in interpersonal communication were developed, again to teach basic skills. For those who wanted a broader spectrum of skills, there was the hybrid course, designed to teach the skills of interpersonal communication, interviewing, small group and leadership, and public speaking—with varied emphases.

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The Interpersonal Communication Book

The Communication Blog

I want to apologize to users of my Interpersonal Communication Book , 14th edition. The Interpersonal Communication BookA paragraph was omitted in the printing. The following paragraph would be inserted on page 130 before "Personal Distance." Intimate Distance. In intimate distance , ranging from actual touching to 18 inches, the presence of the other individual is unmistakable. Each person experiences the sound, smell, and feel of the other’s breath.

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Visual communication with Graphic Recordings

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Business Communication graphic recording I’ve been impressed with a number of videos on YouTube that use hand-drawn images to convey complex information.

Crisis Communication – Time Heals (Many)Wounds

Matt Eventoff

In crisis communications, the saying “time heals all wounds&# is often true, and BP needs more time to recover from the communication missteps as the crisis occurred before addressing coverage during the 87 day crisis. . BP CEO Bob Dudley, who took over for Tony Hayward , spoke earlier today at the Confederation of British Industry.

Communication Skills

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized communication skills

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8 tips for assertive communication

Speak Schmeak

It's a neutral way to communicate a positive or negative message without being hurtful to the other person and without letting another person walk all over you. This style of communication is also based on emotion, not facts, and it undermines any trust or respect others may have for you.

6 Tips for Getting a Communications Job in Silicon Valley

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

The convocation speaker at the May 23, 2013 San Jose State University graduation ceremony for Communications, Journalism and PR students was René Shimada Siegel, the President and Founder of High Tech Connect. Rene shared six tips on getting a job in communications and PR in Silicon Valley.

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BP Crisis Communication, Pt II – 9 Steps

Matt Eventoff

Seven weeks later, there are three givens: 1) much damage is being done to the wildlife and ecosystem, 2) no one is quite sure when, or how, this tragedy will end, and 3) everything BP is trying to do from a public relations and communications angle just isn’t working. Stop Talking – I always advocate communicating over silence, as do the most crisis communication professionals.

5 Reasons Teachers Need Stellar Communication Skills

Presentation Guru

At its heart, communication is the art of sharing ideas, and public speaking is the art of communicating with many people at once.… The thing about public speaking skills is that once you have them, they can be applied just about anywhere.

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Executive Communications is such a drag!

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Business Communication Culture Shock! Breaking the mold of uptight, upright executive presentations, here’s a peek at former Dutch finance minister and chairman of ABN Amro, Gerrit Zalm, delivering a stunning impersonation of his alter-ego, brothel owner Priscilla.

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Communication is NOT 93% nonverbal

Speak Schmeak

I totally get what he's saying Almost daily I hear the communication research of Albert Mehrabian misquoted or misrepresented: "Remember, nonverbal communication makes up 93% of all communication!" I'm most disappointed when I hear other speaking and communications professionals repeat this statistic. You cannot extrapolate my findings to communication in general." Pet Peeves Research Mehrabian Communication

Communication and Success

The Communication Blog

Naturally, one is on communication which I quote: Whether you call it communication, teamwork, or interpersonal skills, this trait is often an essential component in what separates those who are successful from those who are less so. To get what you want, you need to be able to communicate your goals and ideas to others. Of course, communication isn't just about talking. Conversation communication and success importance of communication

A Gentle Confrontation Skill for Communication

Speaking Freely

Having a gentle confrontation communication skill allows us to feel a sense of power to influence other’s behaviors. This week I share a very valuable confrontation communication skill learned from my personal trainer JV. The post A Gentle Confrontation Skill for Communication appeared first on. Communication Confrontation Skills Connection Confrontation Skill

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8 tips for assertive communication

Speak Schmeak

It's a neutral way to communicate a positive or negative message without being hurtful to the other person and without letting another person walk all over you. This style of communication is also based on emotion, not facts, and it undermines any trust or respect others may have for you.