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How to Improve Your Communication Skills

How to Improve Your Communication Skills. Learn how to improve your communication skills
and get more of what you want by following these steps. You will need Clear speaking Key phrases Vocal
skills Eye contact Hand gestures Listening skills Large vocabulary Open-ended questions
Empathy Memory (optional) and anger management (optional). Step 1. Enunciate clearly and speak slowly enough
to be understood. Get it right the first time. Step 2. Listen actively, reinforcing their message
with statements such as, “Yes, I see.” Restate their points with instant feedback
like, “What I hear you saying is…” so they know they have been heard. Step 3. Animate your conversations by avoiding a monotone
— modulate your pitch. Deepen your voice by speaking from your diaphragm. Step 4. Establish eye contact, or you risk being perceived
as insecure and incompetent. Use hand gestures to emphasize points. Remembering names is a sign of respect. Step 5. Study and use an ever-expanding vocabulary
to gain attention and respect for what you have to say. Step 6. Use open-ended questions starting with “what,”
“where,” “why,” and “when” to ensure a balanced give and take. Manage your anger or you will undermine trust. Step 7. Remain positive and show empathy. Refrain from making assumptions about others
or weighing the conversation down with antagonism. Did you know Patients of doctors trained in
communication are more likely to follow prescribed treatment.

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