10 Steps to Effective Communication

At the root of any successful leader is a strong ability to communicate. Sure, there have been leaders who have ascended into the highest positions and did not have that skill, but they probably did not last long. This point was illustrated recently as I listened to a NPR program about the failure of the…

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Effective Communication Systems That Make Our Lives Easier

In today’s fast paced society you continue to see the advancement of technology giving us more and more great things to make our lives easier. You can’t deny the simple fact that these advancements have really increased our ability to communicate around the globe. If you take the time to think about it for a…

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The History of Business Communication

The history of business communication is, of course, closely linked with the histories of communication itself and that of business operations. When the two merge, they become a vital part of successful commerce. Communication is the process where a concept is shared between two living things. It can occur as a gesture, sound or visually…

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Essential Elements of Good Corporate Communication

Corporate communications is the means by which organizations build their brand value. In recent times, a number of organizations have realized that effective communication can not only avert crisis situations but also increase the brands power. With this dual objective in mind, a growing number of companies are laying a lot of emphasis on boosting…

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3 Principles For Improving Human Relations

Relationships among employees, supervisors, and co-workers can be improved immediately. By following three simple principals in your dealings with others, you can put more quality into your-and employee's work life. Three basic principles that can be followed to enhance relationships among employees, co-workers, and supervisors are: Be quick to listen, slow to speak, and even…

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Mobile Phones – Good & Bad Manners

Just about everyone uses a mobile phone but not everyone has good manners when using one, how often have we seen someone driving along the highway, maybe even children in the back, talking on their mobile? This is not only very bad manners it is also illegal in most countries in the world. There are…

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Essence of Communication Skills

When we talk of communication skills, the first and the foremost thing that comes to our mind is fluency. ‘Fluency’ is one of the many aspects that good communication skills consist of. While fluency is very much important in verbal communication, its peer part, that is, good hand-writing is important in written communication. Whether we…

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How to Get a Cell Phone Contract With Bad Credit

As a former employee of a cell phone carrier I found that many consumers are skeptical of purchasing a cell phone due to their undesirable credit history. They often believe that prepaid is their only option but they would prefer a contract provider. Many people do not realize that even with subprime credit they may…

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Interpersonal Communication – Tone of Voice and Body Language

One of our subscribers who responded to the last article, Interpersonal Communication – Encoding The Response , asserted that e-mails effectively can convey tone of voice and body language. Let's explore this proposal. In interpersonal communication, the two-way channel implicitly means that the sender requests to "imply" something and that the Receiver needs to "infer"…

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