Communication is about sharing of information. We term this information as emotions, facts or emotions. There are times where there is a single motive behind the interaction and that is to PERSUADE. At times, the communicator does not want to influence the thought process of the receiver
Interview is not a torture chamber where you have to encounter what you are afraid of. It is rather a stage where you perform the best of your 'skills and expertise script'.
Communication Skills & Personality Development are being taught as 'Subjects' now. The remedial actions initiated by all universities and colleges around me are thankfully getting the forgotten focus back to 'Human Skills'. One such course is part of the bachelor degrees of Kurukshetra University. The sad state is
Letter Writing is one of the simplest things to learn! But most of us forget that this is not about writing a single letter only. This Simple-Special Art of Communicating the 'Persuasive' content demands precision, accuracy and care.
It is the divine decision that nature has made to give the faculty of speaking to us. What we speak and what we intend is altogether our prerogative.
Listening is most rightly considered a forgotten art. With the advent of technology and learning advancements, we have set ourselves away from this required skill. There are occasions that make us realise that we have been mistaken in ignoring Listening as a part of our Communication. Seldom have we seen the epidemic of poor communication around us.
Phonetics is not a thing that sounds alien now. From the foundation classes at the school levels, we have Pronunciation exercises in the syllabus. There has been a lot of debate over Accent and Spellings in English. We have not been able to defend British English,
Communication aims at forming relationships. These are earned both at the social level and at the workplace as well. However, we tend to celebrate the social communication without giving it the deserving attention.
Celebrating Communication Skills-1 (Article Series)
The age of growth has never been a result of huge financial investments. This is true that the dividends depend on the amount of capital, any kind, which you have put on the task or the mission. However, there are other agents that drive an investment to a meaningful addition. These agents are ‘soft’ and do not catch the eye of the leadership group by default. At least in the India we are talking about, envisaging a significant acknowledgement to Soft Skills is still far away.
Every day is the right day to start working on your Resume. You can update it every hour-every moment. Being a student who aspires to get placed in
a good job profile, one has to look for the appropriateness in RESUME.
"You never get a second chance to make your first impression." Of course we do not get another chance 'unless the recipient of our communication allows' us to do so.
A Salute-Tribute-Thanks to Sam Berns 'The Communicator' who said: “No matter what I choose to become, I believe that I can change the world.”
A Happy Life is an easy thing to accomplish. We seldom give it a try and forget that it has been available around, but we ignored. Sam Berns unfolds life for us in his talks and in the biographical documentary made by HBO.
When you get a call on your telephone/mobile phone, it means that someone has done effort to reach you. Now what remains is the courtesy and empathy
A joke’s a very serious thing. Charles Churchill (British Poet; 1731-1764)
What makes you realise that you are more human than other creatures that do not have the faculty of understanding?
A Presentation is known as an oral activity but without the support of a multi-media presentation, one can not bring a good understanding of the concept. PowerPoint presentations are widely used by educators and students now. Let's learn how to make a Good PowerPoint Presentation.
Why do we need a 'Good' Resume? We do not get a job just by sending a good one, rather we get a call for the Interview. This is what we need to remember.
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Reading remains a Skill where most of us lack the required maturity. We believe that reading and comprehending the content in hand is easy and the task of 'compressing' or storing it is quite easy.
However, we miss the mark-we are not able to execute the intended objectives of reading. According to our audience, to whom we need to present our understanding of the read text, or the examiner to whom we write in the examinations- we shape and create Summary or Paraphrase of the literature given.
Not so easy-Not so difficult, but will ask for continuous practice and reading.
Let Us read the following document to know Paraphrasing and Summarising better.
Summarising and Paraphrasing