3 Amazing Tips To Improve Your Basic Communication Skills


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3 Amazing Tips To Improve Your Basic Communication Skills

  1. 1. Amazing Tips to Improve your Basic Communication Skills as a New Sales Manager
  2. 2. When managing a sales team, you need enough knowledge and practice of basic communication skills, to understand and properly transmit information seem obvious...read on
  3. 3. Let me ask you a question.. <ul><li>As a new Sales Manager, how often have you communicated something only to be misunderstood? </li></ul><ul><li>Or had half the team miss a deadline? </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Investing some time in developing the key area of Basic Communication Skills where attention to detail can make all the difference is vital to your success </li></ul>
  5. 5. Three Key Areas to focus on are: <ul><li>Listening </li></ul><ul><li>Writing </li></ul><ul><li>Speaking let’s take them one by one... </li></ul>
  6. 6. Listening <ul><li>Focus intently on what is being said and How! Look at the speakers body language, Listen to the tone of speech, this will help you understand what is being communicated E.g. Understand, confusion, excitement </li></ul>
  7. 7. Listening <ul><li>Listening Exercises Google or Yahoo it!. There are lots of different ideas available. </li></ul><ul><li>Practice Like anything, it takes practice and have some fun at the same time </li></ul>
  8. 8. Writing <ul><li>Basic communication skills include your ability </li></ul><ul><li>to convey messages in writing too. </li></ul><ul><li>A good grasp of grammar and your spelling will improve your writing style </li></ul><ul><li>Have a clear outcome for your communication </li></ul>
  9. 9. Writing – Having a clear Outcome <ul><li>Be enthusiastic, inject some passion into it if you want others to be passionate too! </li></ul><ul><li>Add in some pictures or diagrams. Use bullet points Write in short sentences and paragraphs this helps people to focus on your message </li></ul>
  10. 10. Writing <ul><li>Use Self-Study work books. These are great, inexpensive and a highly efficient way to build your caliber in written communication </li></ul>
  11. 11. Speaking <ul><li>While most new sales managers tend not to have a problem talking, the challenge when speaking is more about the impact you make with your communication. “Communication is the Response you Get” </li></ul>
  12. 12. Speaking <ul><li>Be mindful when you are communicating that it is not only what you say that is important, it’s the way you say it too. </li></ul><ul><li>When was the last time you were a little curt with a shop assistant and got an equally curt response back? </li></ul>
  13. 13. Speaking – What to do? <ul><li>Join communication workshops locally. </li></ul><ul><li>Join a speakers group, they will help to develop your public speaking/presentation skills to groups </li></ul><ul><li>Practice…Practice….Practice…. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Basic Communication Skills <ul><li>Your communication skills will be judged by those who work with you. </li></ul><ul><li>If you want to develop as a new sales manager, it is potentially along with mindset the key area for you to develop…. </li></ul>
  15. 15. For a free 60 minute MP3 on solutions to the problems new sales managers face every day, visit www.SalesManagerMastery.com