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 Keep Growing Your Communication Skill

Keep Growing Your Communication Skill

Author: Essential Skills

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You’ve seen how communication plays such an important role in your daily life. And because it’s part of everything you do, you’ll never really be done learning about communication. Instead, you’ll always be learning new things about your own communication style, and about how others communicate.

This course on the communication skill may be just beginning in your quest to grow as an excellent communicator at work. There are plenty of things you can do to keep developing your communication skills. Because no matter where you are or want to go in your career, the communication skill will be vital for your success.

Here are some resources you might want to use as you grow your communication skill.

READ How to Talk to Absolutely Anyone: Confident Communication in Every Situation by Mark Rhodes, ISBN 9780857084026

The New Rules of Work: The Muse Playbook for Navigating the Modern Workplace by Alexandra Cavoulacos and Kathryn Minshew, ISBN 1984823167
WATCH 10 ways to have a better conversation
Celeste Headlee has worked as a radio host for decades, and she knows the ingredients of a great conversation: Honesty, brevity, clarity and a healthy amount of listening. In this insightful talk, she shares 10 useful rules for having better conversations. "Go out, talk to people, listen to people," she says. "And, most importantly, be prepared to be amazed.”

This is your brain on communication 
Neuroscientist and researcher Uri Hasson examines human communication in his lab. His research has found that our brains become "aligned," when we hear the same idea or story, across different languages. Through brain patterns, "we can communicate because we have a common code that presents meaning," Hasson says.

How to speak so that people want to listen
Sound expert Julian Treasure poignantly shares how-to’s of powerful speaking and offers vocal exercises on how to speak with empathy and confidence. This is a talk for people who have “felt like you're talking, but nobody is listening.” This is a Talk “that might help the world sound more beautiful."
DO LinkedIn Learning Course: Communicating with Empathy
LinkedIn Learning Course: Formal Communications