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Are Facial Expressions Universal?

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Charles Darwin argued that we can detect someone’s emotional state by looking at her face. Does new research prove him wrong?

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8 insights from Malcolm Gladwell that made him a better speaker

8 insights from Malcolm Gladwell that made him a better speaker | Growing To Be A Better Communicator | Scoop.it
Malcolm Gladwell is a Canadian journalist author and speaker. He has written five books: The Tipping Point; Blink; Outliers; What the Dog Saw; and David and Goliath. All five made it to the New York Times Bestseller List. I have read the first three and look forward to getting to the other two at some…
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6 Stupid Written Communication Mistakes That Emotionally Intelligent People Avoid

6 Stupid Written Communication Mistakes That Emotionally Intelligent People Avoid | Growing To Be A Better Communicator | Scoop.it
Make sure you're not doing any of these.
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How to Give Negative Feedback That's Emotionally Intelligent

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It's time to throw away the sandwich. Here's how to make your feedback count.
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Body Language that Will Make You More Persuasive and Likable

Body Language that Will Make You More Persuasive and Likable | Growing To Be A Better Communicator | Scoop.it
Do you want to persuade others and be viewed as more likable? Of course you do! Here's an easy and dependable way to make that happen.
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3 Keys to Ensuring You Make a Difference In Speaking Up

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Here are 3 keys to ensuring you will not only be heard as you speak up, but also make the difference you intend to make as a leader.

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donhornsby's curator insight, September 20, 10:32 AM
Sure, speaking up may be risky. It may require courage to face your fear or step out of your comfort zone. But don’t let that stop you. We need you to lead!
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8 Ways To Put Anyone At Ease

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Eight strategies for being more approachable and fine-tuning your communication skills.
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How To Talk (Not Brag) About Yourself Like The Best Public Speakers

There's a fine line between sharing and boasting, but people who talk for a living know how to walk it.
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7 Questions to Ease the Pain of Giving Negative Feedback

7 Questions to Ease the Pain of Giving Negative Feedback | Growing To Be A Better Communicator | Scoop.it
One negative feedback session - done well - has more positive impact than a hundred pats on the back. 7 questions to ease the pain of giving negative feedback: #1. Do you need a nap?
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12 Steps to Being a Better Public Speaker

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From motivating your team to speaking at an industry seminar, public speaking is a task likely to figure prominently in a manager’s career. With stage fright a common obstacle for even the most confident orator, public speaking experts Toastmasters International’s Frances Cahill shares twelve ways you can excel

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There Are Actually 3 Kinds Of Listening--Here's How To Master Them

There Are Actually 3 Kinds Of Listening--Here's How To Master Them | Growing To Be A Better Communicator | Scoop.it
Here's a quick primer on "physical," "mental," and "emotional" listening, and how to put them together.

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Listening is a skill that we all can do better at.  This article touches on focusing on three kinds of listening and learning to master them.  First we must understand that it is a skill that we need to practice consciously

 

Read and practice.....  

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When To Influence People, When To Inform Them, And How To Know The Difference

When To Influence People, When To Inform Them, And How To Know The Difference | Growing To Be A Better Communicator | Scoop.it
Sharing knowledge, expertise, and information can help you be more persuasive, but it isn't persuasion itself.
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Don't Let Your Professional Shortcomings Hold You Back at Work | Lifehacker

Don't Let Your Professional Shortcomings Hold You Back at Work | Lifehacker | Growing To Be A Better Communicator | Scoop.it
The further you get in your career, the harder it is to pinpoint—and then do something about—your personal and professional shortcomings. Why is that? How do you figure out your weak spots and then address them?
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The Best Way To Deliver Bad News To Employees

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How you sound is more important than what you say when delivering bad news, according to science.
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How Emotionally Intelligent People Handle Criticism: They Don't Do This

How Emotionally Intelligent People Handle Criticism: They Don't Do This | Growing To Be A Better Communicator | Scoop.it
Be proactive, not reactive.
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How to Give an Emotionally Intelligent Presentation

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Emotions play an active role in almost all of our decision making. That's one reason why emotional intelligence, the ability to identify, understand, and manage those emotions, is such an invaluable skill.

 


 

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Bryan Worn's curator insight, September 28, 5:49 PM

A mentor told me some years ago to get over myself when it comes to speaking and presentations. She said that we are there to serve the room not to focus on ourselves. This short article will help if you are nervous about speaking or presenting.

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Any Tech Coach worth her salt knows that all good teaching is relational, which invariably involves an emotional connection.
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There Are Actually 3 Kinds Of Listening--Here's How To Master Them

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8 insights from Malcolm Gladwell that made him a better speaker

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Malcolm Gladwell is a Canadian journalist author and speaker. He has written five books: The Tipping Point; Blink; Outliers; What the Dog Saw; and David and Goliath. All five made it to the New York Times Bestseller List. I have read the first three and look forward to getting to the other two at some…
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The 2016 world champion of public speaking explains how he deals with stage fright

The 2016 world champion of public speaking explains how he deals with stage fright | Growing To Be A Better Communicator | Scoop.it
Toastmasters International champ Darren Tay explains how he primes himself for every big speech.
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Communicating In-Person At Work Isn't Dead Yet, Says Gen Z

Tech is preferred by both millennials and gen Z, but they still think face-to-face communication rules.
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Confessions of an Actor: How to Rehearse for an Amazing Speech

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Do you know how to rehearse to nail that upcoming speech or presentation? Here's how to prepare so you're zeroed in on success!

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Listening Is an Overlooked Leadership Tool

Listening Is an Overlooked Leadership Tool | Growing To Be A Better Communicator | Scoop.it
Three suggestions to try this week.

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Chris Brown's curator insight, August 16, 9:55 AM

Three great suggestions about listening and how you can improve... and why.

 

Interesting that this article is written by a person that works at twitter, yet they point out the importance of personal communication....

 

Pick two of these suggestions and try them this week...the third can wait until next week.

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6 Things Alfred Hitchcock Can Teach You About Writing

6 Things Alfred Hitchcock Can Teach You About Writing | Growing To Be A Better Communicator | Scoop.it
“ Alfred Hitchcock was an English film director and producer who worked closely with screenwriters on his films. The master storyteller, born 13 August 1899, died 29 April 1980.”

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Penelope's curator insight, August 16, 12:44 PM
Alfred Hitchcock had the scream theme down pat. These tips, however, could apply to any writing genre to give it a new heartbeat. Great ideas!

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Neil Gaiman on Why We Read and What Books Do for the Human Experience

Neil Gaiman on Why We Read and What Books Do for the Human Experience | Growing To Be A Better Communicator | Scoop.it
"Truth is not in what happens but in what it tells us about who we are."
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When you need to really listen - Aspire-CS

When you need to really listen - Aspire-CS | Growing To Be A Better Communicator | Scoop.it
We could all become better listeners. Most importantly, leaders must learn to really listen.
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