Five Tips for Professional Communicators

professional-communicator You know how difficult conversations should be approached and have the skills that make you a really great communicator.

There’s always room to learn more so below you’ll find some top tips and content to help you develop your professional people skills.

Five top tips

  1. Be prepared to challenge you own assumptions – beware of prejudging situations
  2. See handling difficult conversations as an opportunity for personal development
  3. Treat each situation as a learning experience. Reflect on your successes and failures and learn from them
  4. Hone your questioning skills - use open questions
  5. Remember the power of silence – wait for the other person to respond before jumping in with your own ideas.

Find out more

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