'Power of Mind' by Rashmi

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Effective Communication Skill-Path To Success

 Effective Communication according to me is an important ingredient of success. Some are blessed with this skill by birth but some need to improve on it. Here is an honest post from my side to help those who desire to hone and polish this skill leading to their ever growing success and enhancing their personality.

 Effective communication is all about conveying your messages to other people clearly and unambiguously. It's also about receiving information that others are sending to you, with as little distortion as possible.

Doing this involves effort from both the sender of the message and the receiver. And it's a process that can be tinted with error,  messages improperly delivered by the sender, or misinterpreted by the recipient. When this isn't detected, it can cause tremendous confusion, wasted effort and missed opportunity.Communication is a very powerful instrument and to get across it honestly is extremely important..It can create a negative or positive effect,so it is highly desirable that the message intended for the person is delivered across positively without any distortion.

In fact, communication is only successful when both the sender and the receiver understand the same information as a result of the communication.

By successfully getting your message across, you convey your thoughts and ideas effectively. When not successful, the thoughts and ideas that you actually send do not necessarily reflect what you think, causing a communications breakdown and creating roadblocks that stand in the way of your goals – both personally and professionally.

Communication sometimes is your way of perception of certain things.An extremely wealthy man took his son to the country side to actually perceive what poverty is like.After spending a day and night there with a very poor family,the father thought the message that he is showering wealth on his son and that he is very lucky to have a father like him must have gone down well with the son but the message which he wanted to communicate was not taken as desired.The son after the visit told his father that the realization that how poor he was has now dawned upon him after this visit.He realized that "he had only one swimming pool whereas the poor man had a full river to him",..."they had only one dog but the man had four",...and so on.....So we see here a fine example of "miscommunication"

A person can anytime improve his communication skill if he has a positive attitude towards life and things happening around him The first prerequisite is "developing positive perception towards life".Many other things too comprise the ingredient of fine communication like 
1.feeling at ease while communicating .
2.choice of correct words and phrases.
3.proper body language i.e.avoiding unnecessary fidgeting of limbs or sending wrong signals.
4.reading novels,current affairs on internet or in newspapers,watching news.A well-informed person can only interact positively.
5.eye contact but not actually foolishly staring at the person addressed to. 
6.work on certain paper exercise before any speech execution.
7.no one is perfect,so don't be overburdened with the baggage of "feeling confident".
8.be your natural self and have confidence+faith in your aptitude and skill.
9.be open to criticism and take it in good humor-don't let criticism ruin your confidence.Remember there are always certain people around you who are jealous and want to pull you down.

Good and effective communication can be you key to success as well as an ambiguous communication can ruin you.So think twice before you open your mouth.Useless gibbering and and angling for appreciation can be dangerous to your career.Give respect to those who command it and be pleasant to those who don't.Being vicious and unnecessary sycophancy will lead you nowhere.Keep away from "disparaging words and attitude but at the same time don't be disparaged" Learn to manage your talent and send across your message pleasantly.Nothing is going to help you except your positive self esteem, positive perception of things in a given situation and harnessing the various opportunities strewn all around you.So have faith and develop effective communication with your will power.



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