MOOC: Being a Better Communicator

“Being a Better Communicator: Grammar, De-jargoning, and Articulation” by Alan Ackmann Signals of bad communication: “Off-putting attitude” “Unclear instructions” “Generally disinterested” Speaker: “Associations listeners hold about you” “How you present yourself as a speaker” “Three main Audience Traits: Knowledge, Needs, Attitudes” “Four Basic Communication Goals: To inform, To instruct, To persuade, To emotionally move” Self […]

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Book: Nonviolent Communication

“Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life” By Marshall B. Rosenberg, PhD I would highly recommend this book to anyone. “I have since identified a specific approach to communicating—both speaking and listening—that leads us to give from the heart, connecting us with ourselves and with each other in a way that allows our natural compassion to […]

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Book: The Art of People

Here are my notes on “The Art of People” by Dave Kerpen. “1. Write down the names of three people in your life whom you’re struggling to get. 2. Commit to asking one to have coffee with you after you finish this chapter. 3. Walk into the coffee meeting determined to get this person (even […]

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Book: The Art of Communicating

 Here are my notes for”The Art of communicating” by Thich Nhat Hanh “When we say something that nourishes us and uplifts the people around us, we are feeding love and compassion. When we speak and act in a way that causes tension and anger, we are nourishing violence and suffering.” “The energy of mindfulness is […]

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