Effective Communication for Youth


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Effective Communication with high school students at the Federal Reserve Bank. Activities come with an in person presentation...

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Effective Communication for Youth

  1. 1. About MeMiddle name: FayeNick name: PoochieEducation: UMASS Amherst (BS) Johnson & Wales University (MBA) Northeastern University (MS) Northeastern University (Ed.D) CurrentCEO/Founder: The Youth Career Coach Inc.Current: Employers: MIT Sloan/ Northeastern Univ./Univ. of Rhode Island/ EnCompass EducationFormer Employers: Boston University/Johnson & Wales University/ State Street/ A.G.Edwards/Wachovia Securities Macy’s/Neiman Marcus/ Saks Fifth/ Swarovski/ Bally’s Total Fitness/Reggie Lewis Center Hobbies: Tennis, Piano, Cooking, Tae-Kwon-Do Greek Organizations: Alpha Kappa Alpha/Delta Sigma Pi/Sigma Epsilon Rho Cool facts: Goodwill Ambassador, Gambia (Miss Black RI USA)4/4/2012 www.theyouthcareercoach.com Woman of the Year 2010 Harvard ‘WECAN’
  2. 2.  Define Communication Statistics Who, What, When, Where & Why Communications Activity Elevator Pitch Questions “We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak.”4/4/2012 www.theyouthcareercoach.com
  3. 3.  Communication is more than speaking or writing. To be effective, communication requires the understanding of ideas, desires, cultures and observations of people. Communication is a two-way swap that involves both a presenter and an audience. Communication includes written and non-verbal behaviors as well as speaking, and has as its goal to affect the knowledge or behavior of another.Summarized from livestrong.com www.theyouthcareercoach.com 4/4/2012
  4. 4.  When you walk out the door Events/Gatherings Family Online/Mall On the street4/4/2012 www.theyouthcareercoach.com
  5. 5. Hey bf … sup? Wut u doin? OMG - Idk why u r not goin 2 the prty. Neways cu 2morrow cuz I ctn. Tttyl - byee! <34/4/2012 www.theyouthcareercoach.com
  6. 6.  According to a Forbes Magazine article by Carol Goman, Author of The Silent Language of Leaders, we only have 7 seconds to make a first impression. Thus, the first 7 seconds are crucial because your personal brand is your ticket to opportunities4/4/2012 www.theyouthcareercoach.com
  7. 7. Three elements of communication – and the so called “7%-38%-55% Rule” What percentage out of 100% does the following play in communication? Body Language Tone of Voice Words1971 by Albert Mehrabian (currently Professor Emeritus of Psychology, UCLA).
  8. 8. Does your tone, body language, excitement change:4/4/2012 www.theyouthcareercoach.com
  9. 9.  All YOU “To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others.” Anthony Robbins4/4/2012 www.theyouthcareercoach.com
  10. 10. ELEVATOR PITCH (Handout)  What is it, Why is it Important, When do you use themSAMPLE ELEVATOR PITCH TIMEYour ELEVATOR PITCH TIME……4/4/2012 www.theyouthcareercoach.com
  11. 11.  Materials ▪ Emails, Essay/Papers, Resume, Application (neatness) Image ▪ Apparel, Hygiene, Hair Style, Hands, Shoes, Pictures, Avatar Non-Verbal ▪ Body Language, Eyes, Legs, Posture, Eye Brows, Smile, Listen don’t hear, Cultural Awareness Verbal ▪ Tone of voice, Vocabulary Words, Diction, Pronunciation in selective environments Online ▪ Blog, Website, Facebook, Twitter, Google, Youtube, Pictures4/4/2012 www.theyouthcareercoach.com
  12. 12. 4/4/2012 www.theyouthcareercoach.com