Whether it is understanding NLP or paying importance to the 7% non-verbal communication principle or understanding the Importance of body language, the fact remains — communication is the most important thing that can make you go places in life.
If you do not have good communication skill, the chances of your success in life are dim. However, you do not necessarily have to live your life with poor communication skills. You can improve it by following simple hacks.
It is a skill and there is no age to learn a new skill.
If you look at the success footprints of successful leaders, you will find that almost all of them have some great communication secrets at one level or another. One of the downside attributes of poor communication is, it puts the other person off and you are unable to convey the message across clearly. This typically results in loss of opportunities and even parting in relationships.
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In order to improve your communication, you need to do these three things and repeat them regularly without skipping a beat. This will also make you more confident.
- Watch Videos.
- Engage in conversation.
A good verbal communication is necessarily a combination of good vocabulary, concise sentences and of course, a pleasant body language.
One of the primary reason for my success as a freelancer all over the world is communication.
At a very early age, I paid heed to how I can write English and speak better. It took a little time but with lots of reading, writing and recording my own videos using smartphones doing funny things I improved myself.
To improve my communication, I’ve done many fun things such as recording a video as an actor who has just won an OSCAR or being interviewed after winning a man of the match award in a cricket game. By recording my videos, watching it and learning from my shortcomings for words, my confidence gradually grew with the passage of time.
In the following video created for Indian and Pakistani audience, I’ve highlighted the importance of good communication skill and how recording your own videos on the smartphone, repeating the process could make you more confident.