How to Communicate Effectively in 2023
Thank you for the opportunity to engage in our question-and-answer session.
Today, our topic is communication.
I will be giving a short presentation on what I believe are bullet points
To effective communication in 2023.
Each segment has tips and elements I would love to share over the course of 30,000 hours of interaction over the past 17 years.
Active Listening is important because you can learn more by listening than by speaking.
Active listening is the practice of fully focusing on and understanding the person speaking, rather than just hearing their words. It involves paying attention to nonverbal cues, such as body language and tone of voice, and asking clarifying questions to ensure that you have a complete understanding of what is being said.
Write the Question Down.
Writing it down makes it real.
Write the Answer Down.
Writing a person’s answer acknowledges their mind.
You honor them in this.
Writing down both the question and the answer during a conversation can help to clarify and solidify the information being discussed, and also serves as a way to show respect and acknowledge the other person’s thoughts and ideas.
Ask for Confirmation.
Clarify, seek to understand but not attack, and hope for the best.
Asking for confirmation can help to ensure that you have accurately understood what has been said, and can also help to foster a sense of trust and open communication.
Point, Evidence, Analysis.
What’s your point?
The “point, evidence, analysis” method involves stating your point, providing evidence to support it, and then analyzing that evidence to draw a conclusion. When speaking to an audience, it is important to clearly state your point and provide reasons for your audience to believe you.
Why Should Your Audience Believe You?
What Do You Think About All of This?
Asking “what, so what, and what’s next?” can help to keep a conversation or presentation focused and ensure that there is a clear purpose and direction.
What? So What? and What’s Next?
What’s the reason for speaking?
What’s the reason I should LISTEN?
What’s the next step?
Agenda, Action Steps, and Expectations.
Time is precious. It helps to have a flow of points to cover.
End with action steps. Then everyone knows what they’re doing next.
Make expectations clear in a polite, but firm way, with respect.
Having an agenda and action steps, as well as setting clear expectations, can help to make meetings and discussions more productive and efficient.
Written, Verbal, and Infographic English.
People these days take IN
In such a wide range of
For you can multiply.
In today’s digital age, it is important to be able to communicate effectively through a variety of mediums, including written, verbal, and infographic formats.
Tone & Calm Manner.
Sometimes, it just doesn’t matter what you say.
Control your volume, tone, and face.
That will protect you from, all…going crazy.
Maintaining a calm and respectful tone, even in difficult or stressful situations, can help to de-escalate conflicts and facilitate better communication.
Acknowledgment & Extension.
People seek to be understood and heard.
If you acknowledge their truths, desires, and deeper motives,
You will succeed in communication.
Acknowledging the thoughts and feelings of others can help to build trust and understanding, and seeking to extend or build upon their ideas rather than deflecting or conflicting with them can lead to more productive and mutually beneficial conversations.
Seek not to deflect or conflict with a person’s logical path of words/thoughts.
When it’s your turn to speak, open with,
“I’ll extend that with,”
“I agree completely. What you say makes me think of…”
Finally, reaching a mutual agreement by understanding and agreeing on the facts and details of a situation can help to resolve conflicts and move forward in a positive direction.
When people agree on a real timeline of events
They can come to a mutual agreement and succeed together.
In this leadership pathway, I’m to conduct a brief question-and-answer segment.
Thank you again for your input. I am grateful.
We’ll be engaging in a short Q&A section on the points covered earlier.
I’ll share the screen for ease of communication.
Please kindly let me know if you have any questions by raising your hand (digitally) or speaking up.
How to convince people to practice?
What do you think?
What is deep work?
“Activities performed in a state of distraction-free concentration that push your cognitive capabilities to their limits.”
Deep work is a term coined by productivity expert and author Cal Newport to describe the ability to focus without distraction on a cognitively demanding task. It involves working in a state of “flow,” where you are fully engaged and immersed in the task at hand and is typically characterized by a high level of productivity and creativity. In order to engage in deep work, it is necessary to eliminate or minimize distractions and create a conducive environment for focused, uninterrupted work. This can include setting aside dedicated blocks of time for deep work, minimizing the number of tasks on your to-do list, and finding a quiet and distraction-free workspace. Engaging in deep work requires discipline and focus, but it can be extremely rewarding in terms of productivity and the quality of work produced.