mastering a skill - A skill most people do not have but...

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A skill most people do not have but could benefit from if they had it is communication. Just because you can talk or write does not mean that you know how to communicate properly. Some people are born natural talkers, but for others it is harder to master this skill. There are many other skills that you need when effectively communicating with someone. Some of these skills include: Active listening Body language Dialogue of conversation Emotion Active listening plays a very important role in effective communication. It is easy to act like you are listening to someone, when really you are tuning them out. When you actively listen the speaker does not have to tell you what he or she said over and over and over again. Some physical signs that someone is actively listening is if they make eye contact and they are facing you while you are speaking. In order to effectively communicate you need to listen with your whole body. Body language is another important skill needed to effectively communicate. People communicate not only through language, but with our body as well. Body language includes, but is not limited to; eye contact, facial expressions, the way we stand, and the
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This note was uploaded on 05/28/2010 for the course GEN/105 AAGN0N2OI2 taught by Professor Carolwillett during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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