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Communication skills needed for career growth

  1. 1. Communication skills needed for career growth by K. Srinivasan 28 August 2010
  2. 2. <ul><li>What are the communication challenges faced by you in your career path? </li></ul>
  3. 3. What we will discuss today <ul><li>What and why of communication </li></ul><ul><li>How to improve the skills </li></ul><ul><li>Open House </li></ul>
  4. 4. Present trend <ul><li>According to various studies, more than 90 percent of the domain experts face communication problems. </li></ul><ul><li>Reason: Academic institutions do not focus on business communication </li></ul>
  5. 5. What are the skills needed <ul><li>Verbal communication – written and oral, Reading </li></ul><ul><li>Non Verbal communication – body language, voice, tone, gesture, facil expression, eye contact, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Cyber communication – Websites, Email, Social Media, etc. </li></ul>
  6. 6. What are the skills needed <ul><li>Attitude – ability to learn and update skills </li></ul><ul><li>Inter personal communication skills – listening </li></ul><ul><li>Group communication – ability to go with the team </li></ul>
  7. 7. Soft skills or Human Skills <ul><li>அறம் போலும் கூர்மையரேனும் </li></ul><ul><li>மறம் போல்வர் மக்கட் பண்பில்லாதவர் </li></ul><ul><li>- திருக்குறள் </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>More than the verbal and non verbal communication, your actions speak louder </li></ul><ul><li>Eg: Time management, dress, behaviour, etc. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Why needed <ul><li>Global competition </li></ul><ul><li>Survival of the fittest </li></ul><ul><li>Effective communication </li></ul><ul><li>Better business and better career growth </li></ul><ul><li>Better image and name in the society </li></ul>
  10. 10. How to improve the skills <ul><li>Practice communication regularly </li></ul><ul><li>Use blogs for improving writing skills </li></ul><ul><li>Grab every opportunity to improve presentation skills </li></ul><ul><li>Look for the courses in Business Communication </li></ul>
  11. 11. How to improve skills <ul><li>Develop a good attitude. What we have learnt is only very small. We need to know more </li></ul><ul><li>Develop a good inter personal skills </li></ul><ul><li>Be positive; do not be cynical and negative </li></ul>
  12. 12. Opportunities <ul><li>The world is full of opportunities. Try to identity and make use of them </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunity knocks at the door only once </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Question and Answer Session </li></ul><ul><li>Asking Question is also an opportunity </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  14. 14. Thanks <ul><li>K. Srinivasan </li></ul><ul><li>Prime Point Public Relations P Ltd Prime Point Foundation </li></ul><ul><li>www.prpoint.com </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>91766 50273 </li></ul>

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