Growing To Be A Better Communicator
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Creative communication skills
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How To Be A More Creative and Effective Leader

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'Asking questions is one of the best ways to cultivate a curious mindset'

Via Jay, massimo facchinetti, Stefano Principato
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10 Steps To Effective Listening

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In today’s high-tech, high-speed, high-stress world, communication is more important then ever, yet we seem to devote less and less time to really listening to one another. 


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Jerry Busone's curator insight, April 9, 2014 9:19 PM

Great caption in cartoon "Nobody hates a listener"

Stefano Principato's curator insight, April 25, 2014 6:13 AM
  1. Face the speaker and maintain eye contact.
  2. Be attentive, but relaxed.
  3. Keep an open mind.
  4. Listen to the words and try to picture what the speaker is saying.
  5. Don’t interrupt and don’t impose your “solutions.
  6. Wait for the speaker to pause to ask clarifying questions.
  7. Ask questions only to ensure understanding.
  8. Try to feel what the speaker is feeling.
  9. Give the speaker regular feedback.
  10. Pay attention to what isn’t said—to nonverbal cues.









Tonya Smith Saylor's curator insight, May 7, 2016 10:20 PM

Are you a good listener? Do you ever find yourself daydreaming in class and then suddenly you have no idea what the teacher just said? In today’s high-tech, high-speed, high-stress world, communication is more important then ever, yet we seem to devote less and less time to really listening to one another. This resource provides 10 tips to help you become a more effective listener.

 

 

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.9-10.4
Present information, findings, and supporting evidence clearly, concisely, and logically such that listeners can follow the line of reasoning and the organization, development, substance, and style are appropriate to purpose, audience, and task.