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Your listening skills

When you are listening to someone it is appropriate to listen for at least 80 per cent of the time and speak for 20 per cent. You will speak to clarify your understanding, to show you are listening by paraphrasing, and when the other person asks you for an answer.

A Perfect E-mail communication

E-mails are easy to send but so difficult to retrieve (if at all), and when writing them you should carefully consider the tone and message conveyed. They must be professional, with correct grammar and spelling.

Your Posture and how to influence the ‘chemistry’ between you

You can use your posture to communicate that you are interested, open, honest and confident. By facing someone, you appear attentive and look as if you are listening to them – particularly when you lean forwards slightly.

Do your hands tell about who you are?

Open gestures such as moving your hands away from your body, resting them on your lap palm upwards or on the desk in front of you, including exposing wrists,…

People don’t respect your ‘personal space’, Then use The ‘influential’ right side

The amount of distance we need is different for each of us, depending on how comfortable we feel when someone is standing in front of us.

Eye contact while meeting people is the solution

Keeping eye contact makes you appear more confident in almost any situation. in the natural process of talking to someone we do flick our eyes away when we are processing our thoughts.

This is How Other People see your Body Language: Visual, auditory and kinaesthetic

Effective communication is about more than just exchanging information. It’s about understanding the emotion and intentions behind the …

Body language…That’s what you need to be careful about

We all interpret body language subconsciously most of the time. Whenever you ‘listen’ to body language you must take everything into consideration and nothing in isolation – attitude, tone of voice,…

Making Connections at Professional Meetings

how to make connections with skill at professional meetings and networking events this year: Shake smoothly. Get off to a great start. Win the name game. Make yourself memorable. Keep it light. Be upbeat. Put down your smartphone. Exit gracefully. Follow up.

Growth in female breadwinners leaves families exposed to financial distress

Women principal wage earners have jumped in number, but families are exposed to financial distress as income protection cover levels remain low