Communciations

Learn how to communicate effectively and confidently

Communication is a fundamental ability that impacts every aspect of your life because it is something we do every day without thinking much about it. Strong communication skills are foundational to personal and professional success. Communication is the perfect balance of art and science. In a 2016 LinkedIn survey conducted in the United States, communication topped the list of the most sought-after soft skills among employers. 

This learning guide is for  becoming a great communicator, which means you can:

  • Understand your audience

  • Get your points across in a way that lands well with the audience

  • Influence outcomes
     

Learning Guides:

Active Listening

Research suggests that we only remember 25-50%  of what we hear. As part of being a good communicator, you have to be a good active listener.

4 Ts of Communication

A great framework you can use in any scenario. Timing. Tone. Technique. Truth.

7 Cs of Communication

Another great communication framework you can use in any scenario. The seven C’s are: clear, correct, complete, concrete, concise, considered, and courteous.

An easy to use framework designed by Florian Mueck to give your communication a  clear structure: beginning, middle, and end. 

Preview. View. Review.

A technique for learning that is applied for communication to give your communication a structured framework. 

Prepare for Speeches

With Career Companion you can plan, prepare, and practice for your speeches. Treat every speech like a project and track all the important details.

Ethos. Pathos. Logos.

Ethos is about establishing your authority,  logos is your logical argument for your point, and pathos is your attempt to sway an audience emotionally.

Body Language

Our words convey 7% of the meaning, our tone 38%, and our body language makes up 55% of what the audience will remember.

Uplevel Your Communication

There are many factors to being a solid communicator, but these three things are what takes your communication to the next level: repetition, humor, and analogies.

Commonly Asked Questions

Use Career Companion > Q&A to help you prepare to respond to questions effectively in any situation – professional, personal, etc.

More coming soon...