Communication with my woes

Gessica Skorka

Communication is the process of conveying information in such a way that the message is received and understood.

Verbal Communication: Listening, Speaking and How to Start a Conversation

Non-Verbal Communication: Your Appearance, Your Actions, and Body Language

(found the book)

When is Slang appropriate for use?

Slang is appropriate for when you are talking to your friends. I do not think Slang would be as appropriate to use when you're talking to adults due to lack of respect.

I and YOU message

Definition of an "I" message: You take ownership for your feelings

Definition of a "YOU" message: Places blame on the other person and may aggravate the situation

Which type of message is best and why?

I think the "I" message would probably be the best most of the time. If you are talking to someone and your taking blame for something, it's better to be the bigger person and take the blame. But I think that if you didn't do whatever the other person might be accusing you of, you can use the "YOU" message, but mainly, it depends

(Found in book)

8 tips for better Communication

1) Having one conversation at a time

2) Look people in the eye

3) Ask questions

4) Write things down

5) Read and Respond to the entire email (if online)

6) Listen

Pay attention to Verbal and Non-Verbal signs

8 Tips to Manage Conflicts

1) Have a Positive Reactions

2) Use the "I" message

3) Decide who owns the problem

4) Learn to negotiate and compromise

5) Meditation

6) Listen to their side of the story

7) Stay open minded

8) Take into consideration to what they are saying

(found in book)

Netiquette: is network etiquette, the do's and don'ts of online communication

1) Remember the person you're talking to is only human

2) Follow the same rules online that you do in real life

3) Know where you are in cyberspace

4) Respect other people's time

5) Make yourself look good online

6) Share knowledge