8 Tips for Becoming an Amazing Communicator
Communication: It’s the cornerstone of any business, and yet so many people still don’t think they’re great communicators. What’s a careerist to do?
Lucky for you, we searched the web far and wide to bring you some of the best resources for learning how to communicate well in every sense of the word. From improving your writing to being more effective with your team, you’ll be able to get the help you need.
- Want to become a much smarter email communicator? Here are nine email writing mistakes you’re probably making. (Fast Company)
- Don’t believe writing skills are important? A survey from MetLife proved otherwise when 97% of executives in the study listed great writing abilities as an absolute necessity for employees. (USA TODAY)
- If you didn’t get the job, you may have been committing one of the cardinal workplace communication sins without even realizing it. (Business Insider)
- Learning how to communicate effectively in meetings can make you a rising star in the office. (MindTools)
- There are a ton of ways to communicate better with your boss (starting with putting yourself in his or her shoes). (Forbes)
- Great nonverbal communication in the workplace is crucial for career success. (Entrepreneur)
- Did you know that your business is only as good as your writing? (Harvard Business Review)
- If you’re looking to be a better communicator in conference calls, it’s important to understand the basic of phone meeting etiquette (like distributing a clear agenda beforehand). (Inkthinker)
Want more tips for effective communication? Try our suggestions!
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- Disaster Recovery: Crisis Communication 101
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