The single most important soft skill is communication. It is however a very broad topic. Our method is to offer specific training to help you improve your communication skills. We offer communications training related to:
If your position requires any kind of interaction with others, then it you must actively improve your communications. That may mean learning to articulate your thoughts or managing conflict on your team. It is not a small feat to effectively manage yourself and others in the modern workplace. Think about how many ways you can miscommunicate with your team members and what impacts that may have for the project. By our very nature, we are social creatures and communication is the tool we use to connect with others. The art of communication has been greatly changed by modern conveniences such as texting. Many people have forgotten how to write an effective client email. Many of us have worked remotely for an extended amount of time, and may need training to acclimate back into the workplace. How well you communicate in business can be the difference between having potential and being promoted. If you are a leader in your organization, you have to also ensure your team knows how to communicate effectively.
If you were to hire a professional trainer to come onsite and help you improve your communications, then you could reasonably expect to pay anywhere from $4,000 to $12,000 for a small to moderate size team. Learning the same information online from seasoned communications professionals will cost you a fraction of that amount. Not all training is the same and experience matters when it comes to communications. Our courses have been developed by professionals who have managed communications for various White House appointed officials and have significant media experience. The same trainers that charge thousands have provided their input and expertise to help build our courses.
Communication is both an art and a science. You have to practice what you have learned consistently. The first step in improving your communication is to figure out your challenges. Download this free personal communications checklist that will help you know what to improve. The second step is learn how to improve upon those communication challenges. It is important to know that training is a integral part of an overall communications improvement strategy. Practice and patience are equally important parts of improving your personal communications.
Take a look at the courses available right now to help you improve your communications. These are self-paced courses that use micro-learning modules for easier consumption.