Messages

Author: Matthew McKay
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
ISBN: 1608820947
Release Date: 2009-03-03
Genre: Self-Help

Many people assume that good communicators possess an intrinsic talent for speaking and listening to others, a gift that can't be learned or improved. The reality is that communication skills are developed with deliberate effort and practice, and learning to understand others and communicate your ideas more clearly will improve every facet of your life. Now in its third edition, Messages has helped thousands of readers cultivate better relationships with friends, family members, coworkers, and partners. You'll discover new skills to help you communicate your ideas more effectively and become a better listener. Learn how to: Read body language Develop skills for couples communication Negotiate and resolve conflicts Communicate with family members Handle group interactions Talk to children Master public speaking Prepare for job interviews If you can communicate effectively, you can do just about anything. Arm yourself with the interpersonal skills needed to thrive.

Messages

Author: Matthew McKay
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
ISBN: 9781684031733
Release Date: 2018-08-01
Genre: Self-Help

Many people assume that good communicators possess an intrinsic talent for speaking and listening to others, a gift that can’t be learned or improved. The reality is that communication skills are developed with deliberate effort and practice, and learning to understand others and communicate your ideas more clearly will improve every facet of your life. Messages has already helped thousands of people build communication skills and cultivate better relationships with friends, family members, coworkers, and partners. With this fully revised and updated fourth edition, you’ll discover new skills to help you communicate your ideas more effectively and become a better listener. Learn how to: Read body language Develop skills for couples communication Negotiate and resolve conflicts Communicate with family members Handle group interactions Talk to children Master public speaking Prepare for job interviews This new edition features a much-needed chapter on digital communication. Effective communication can easily be compromised when you’re not able to read your conversation partner’s body language, facial expression, or vocal tone. This chapter teaches you how to express yourself well via phone, email, texting, and video—all the skills you need to thrive in the digital age.

Messages

Author: Matthew McKay
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications Incorporated
ISBN: 1572240229
Release Date: 1995
Genre: Psychology

Messages is the most complete and accessible guide for building communication skills available. Highly recommended for therapists who wish to provide a structured training program in specific communication skills for clients.

Communication Skills For Dummies

Author: Elizabeth Kuhnke
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118401255
Release Date: 2012-11-05
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

The key to perfecting your communication strategy Great communication skills can make all the difference in yourpersonal and professional life, and expert author Elizabeth Kuhnkeshares with you her top tips for successful communication in anysituation. Packed with advice on active listening, building rapport withpeople, verbal and non-verbal communication, communicating usingmodern technology, and lots more, Communication Skills ForDummies is a comprehensive communication resource noprofessional should be without! Get ahead in the workplace Use effective communication skills to secure that new joboffer Convince friends and family to support you on a newventure Utilising a core of simple skills, Communication Skills ForDummies will help you shine—in no time!

Communication Skills for Working with Children and Young People

Author: Pat Petrie
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 0857003313
Release Date: 2011-08-15
Genre: Education

For those working with children, effective communication is a crucial part of building relationships and encouraging children's emotional and intellectual development. This practical guide identifies the child and their relationship with the adult as the basis upon which real communication can be made. Topics covered include non-verbal communication, attentive listening, empathy, the part played by questions, working constructively with conflict and criticism, and communicating in groups. It also draws on the innovative ideas found in social pedagogic theory and practice, such as communicating with your head, hands and heart and how to differentiate between the personal, the professional and the private in your interactions. The book contains exercises, topics for personal reflection or group discussion, and suggestions for observations. This will be an excellent source of advice and ideas for all those in the children's workforce including early years professionals, teachers, social workers, counsellors and practitioners working with children in care, including foster carers.

Improve Your Communication Skills

Author: Alan Barker
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 0749448229
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Business & Economics

Whether it's keeping the interest of a large audience or simply winning the argument in a key meeting, sounding the part is becoming an increasingly sought after skill. We all communicate in different ways but many of us find it a challenge to communicate on a professional level. Also, in a tougher jobs market, the ability to articulate effectively is a vital skill. Employers still complain that candidates lack essential skills, with the most important being communication. This book shows how to get the success you want by getting your message across, every time. Without recourse to jargon, he shows how to achieve verbal, vocal and visual success - with style. Practical pointers, examples and standard templates are included for all forms of communication.

Communication Skills in Pharmacy Practice

Author: Robert S. Beardsley
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781608316021
Release Date: 2012-03-06
Genre: Medical

Communication Skills in Pharmacy Practice helps pharmacy and pharmacy technician students learn the principles, skills, and practices that are the foundation for clear communication and the essential development of trust with future patients. This text's logical organization guides students from theory and basic principles to practical skills development to the application of those skills in everyday encounters. Sample dialogues show students how to effectively communicate, and practical exercises fine tune their communication skills in dealing with a variety of sensitive situations that arise in pharmacy practice.

Effective Communication Skills

Author: John Nielsen
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 9781436304672
Release Date: 2008-05-01
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Weather we are dealing with a disagreeable person, spouse, child, team member or difficult client or simply saying "NO" we attempt or avoid difficult conversations every day. Learn a strategic and purposeful way to communicate with others that will influence your relationships forever. Our interest is in helping you learn to connect and disconnect more effectively and collaboratively. How much are potential difficult situations costing you in time, energy, stress and profit? How important is resolving those difficult situations to your career and to your important relationships as a leader? Each chapter in this workbook is designed to layout a step by step process in learning and applying basic assertive communication skills. You'll gain practical tools for analyzing situations and you will practice and be coached through out the eight chapters in this workbook. Learn how to: Establish immediate rapport Initiate change Facilitate change Reduce stress Rebuild trust Diagnose and resolve internal conflict Deal with conflict effectively and efficiently Handle difficult situations Build a collaboration model Reduce misunderstandings and miscommunications

10 Simple Solutions to Shyness

Author: Martin Antony
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
ISBN: 9781608828302
Release Date: 2004-06-01
Genre: Self-Help

Even though statisticians report that more than 37 million Americans suffer from diagnosable social phobia, common sense suggests that nearly all of us have, at one time or another, had clammy palms and knocking knees because of an intimidating, uncomfortable social situation. The party where you donít know a single soul, the crowded lobby of a movie theatre, the presentation youíve been dreading for weeks-any of these have the potential to ruin your week without necessarily sending you to the psychiatristís couch. The ten simple exercises in this book help you shed your shyness and start socializing with confidence and Èlan. 10 Simple Solutions to Shyness examines shyness by symptoms: physical discomfort, anxious thoughts, and bothersome behaviors. Solutions follow, directly addressing all three. You can carry the book in a briefcase or purse for last minute support and extra confidence. Once the ten simple solutions are learned, they will become your constant companions, providing courage, poise, and composure whenever you need them most.

The Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Workbook for Personality Disorders

Author: Jeffrey C. Wood
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
ISBN: 9781608826032
Release Date: 2010-05-01
Genre: Self-Help

Symptoms of personality disorders may seem to differ widely, but all personality disorders are characterized by entrenched patterns of thinking and behavior. Chances are, if you have a personality disorder, you face feelings of uncertainty about your future and experience ongoing conflicts with your loved ones every day. These patterns may seem impossible to change, but if you're ready to overcome your symptoms and create a more balanced life, you can. The Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Workbook for Personality Disorders is packed with exercises and worksheets that enable you to put an end to the self-defeating thoughts that hold you back. Based in cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), a proven-effective treatment for personality disorders, this workbook can help you reconnect with life by teaching you a set of key skills for overcoming difficulties associated with the eleven most common personality disorders. You'll learn stress reduction, relaxation, and emotion regulation techniques, and how best to communicate and cope with others while keeping your personality-disorder-related behaviors in check.

Powerful Communication Skills

Author: Colleen McKenna
Publisher: National Seminars Publications
ISBN: 1558522158
Release Date: 1997-01-01
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Joe Healey presents a dynamic program to identify key elements of communicating and to give specific techniques for improving.

Interpersonal Messages

Author: Joseph A. DeVito
Publisher: Pearson College Division
ISBN: 0205931804
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Psychology

Engages students with lively and accessible insights into interpersonal skill development Interpersonal Messages creates a foundation for students to understand the concepts of interpersonal communication and to develop the necessary skills to apply what they have learned through comprehensive coverage, exercises, and real life examples. With a focus on skill-building, this text helps today's students understand how to master interpersonal communication and relationship skills in every area of their personal, social, and professional lives. MyCommunicationLab is an integral part of the DeVito program. Key learning applications include MediaShare, assessment and sample speeches. A better teaching and learning experience This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience--for you and your students. Here's how: Personalize Learning--MyCommunicationLab is online learning. MyCommunicationLab engages students through personalized learning and helps instructors from course preparation to delivery and assessment. Improve Critical Thinking--Learning objectives at the beginning of every chapter help students focus on what they need to learn. Engage Students--Discussions focus on real-life topics to keep students engaged in the material. Apply Ethics--Ethical issues in interpersonal communication are addressed. Support Instructors--A full set of supplements, including MyCommunicationLab, provides instructors with all the resources and support they need. 0205943608 / 9780205943609 Interpersonal Messages Plus MyCommunicationLab with eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of 0205890857 / 9780205890859 NEW MyCommunicationLab with Pearson eText -- Valuepack Access Card 0205931804 / 9780205931804 Interpersonal Messages