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Communication skills training provides the skills to communicate effectively and improve your interpersonal communication skills. Effective communication is one of the most important life skills we can learn—yet one we don't usually put a lot of effort into. Whether you want to improve your social skills or communication skills in the workplace, communication skills training courses will help you succeed. There are various companies that offer communication skills training courses in South Africa so be sure to look at our links below for further information.

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Articles on Communication Skills

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We live in a world that is connected with technology. When was the last time you left home without your cellphone, didn’t watch TV or log onto your computer to check your emails? Chances are not very long. Although technology has it’s benefits, it also effects peoples communication skills and they socialize all together. It leads to a lack of emotion, ignorance of personal space, a absence of intimacy.

Do you have excellent communication skills? Are you good at listening, empathizing, convincing, and being assertive? If so, you may be credible for a career in one of these top jobs!

Essential Communication Skills

Leo from Actualized.org takes us through the 6 essential communication skills you need to master to become a good communicator. Issues in communication can be devastating to careers and intimate relationships. Conversely, remedying communication issues will reap rewards for your whole lifetime.

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Jeffrey Klubeck, a communication expert from Get A Klu, Inc. Helps you understand what the 3 types of communication skills are and gives you tips on how to improve your confidence and non-verbal communication skills.

Here’s a little trivia: The art of communication is the language of leadership, with that said it is obvious that communication is key to every aspect within an organisation, without it nothing gets done and can result in a lack of growth and productivity.

Mastering communication skills can improve your professional image and expand your authority.

The process of communication begins with a few simple conversational words that transforms into data input and output. The communicative process comes easily to most people yet some seem to miss the fundamentals of many conversations that occur. The question is then asked as to why this communicative phenomenon is such a complicated event?

Most people associate the word "power’ with one side dominating or overpowering the
other. I define power as the ability to influence people or situations. Power is only bad
when it is abused.

Assertiveness in the workplace is a very important skill says Lizanne de Jong. Firstly, you need to express your needs and wants and secondly be aware of your rights in expressing these needs and claiming your power.

What is your communication style? Is it passive, aggressive or a combination of both? Identify your approach and learn how to become more assertive.

Technical report writing, much like any form of writing, is a skill that can be learned and perfected over time.

Corporate lying has a disastrous effect on an organisation’s reputation. The communication management profession is under fire with recent worldwide corporate scandals.

“It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.” – Warren Buffett.

To get your message across effectively your writing must be free of error. For this reason proofreading and editing are an important part of the writing process.

There is a fine line between informal and unprofessional behaviour in the workplace. So how do you know when you've crossed the line?

When it comes to technical report writing, practice makes perfect according to the experts.

Human Resources specialist Lizanne de Jong teaches women how to address work colleagues with confidence.

The first Seta-accredited skills programme to improve positive workplace communication by supervisors, line managers and team or section leaders to employees answerable to them is now available.

Accountability can be defined as taking ownership of ones behaviour and the
responsibility to perform both individually and in teams says Helene Vermaak, Director
at The Human Edge.

To get your message across effectively your writing must be free of error. For this
reason proofreading and editing are an important part of the writing process. Phillip
Verwey, a specialist in the technical field gives some tips to help you put your best
foot forward.

We have never written more, nor written more badly. Every day we?re busy at our
computers or mobiles sending emails, text messages, posting on social media. There is
a lot of blabber, too little thought.

No doubt, email remains the go-to form of communication in the business
world but hitting send does not provide any assurance that the message was
received, understood or acted upon.

Women have the potential to be great communicators; however their
sensitivity can sometimes overshadow their objectivity and in the process
they lose their assertiveness.

Social media has enabled us to link with people in and out of our social
circles and ultimately develop relationships in ways that weren?t possible
before, but social rules still apply.

Social media and online platforms have made it easy for people to hide
behind
technology while they issue inappropriate statements. Elaine Matchett
urges
professionals to maintain a level of decorum when sending business emails.

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