“Good words are worth much, and cost little.”

George Herbert

George Herbert, the Welsh-born poet, said these words back in the 17th century. And even today, his words hold relevance more than ever. Maybe the importance of certain skills never decreases with time. One such example is the Communication skill.

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Why talk, when you can communicate?

Talking and communicating are two entirely different things. ‘To talk’ means that to utter words, to merely convey something to the other person. On the other hand, ‘To communicate’ means that the uttered words are conveyed to the other person effectively. That is, the other person not only hears what is said but also has understood it.

The purpose of a conversation between two people is to convey the spoken words effectively. If done so, it can help you build great relationships and grab new opportunities. Hence, don’t talk but communicate.

Your way of communication really matters

Your parents have always taught you to communicate respectfully with elders. They have taught you to be courteous to your friends. Have you ever thought about it? Because your way of communicate is very important. In fact, it is a basic etiquette.

Thus, good communication skills must be acquired. If you talk well, good and worthy connections will be built with ease. Such connections can prove to be helpful not only in your personal life but also in your professional life. You will bond well with your colleagues and teammates leading to an increase in your efficiency at work and better growth in career.

Even in your college life, such skills can enable you to gain the attention of your college mates. It can also help you to gain the trust of your professors. Basically, a promising and bring college life!

Opportunity knocks on the door of the deserving

You might have heard or read this quote many times. Apparently, it holds the truth. You must be a deserving candidate in order to get the opportunities. This doesn’t mean that if there is a lack of opportunity, you don’t deserve it. In fact, a deserving candidate creates opportunities instead of waiting for it.

Good communication skills can help you become one. They fill you with confidence to create opportunities. And no matter what challenge comes your way, such skills assure you that you will live through it. As tough situations often have involvement of one or more than one person, effective communication will ease such pity distress and motivate you to go ahead.

And the impact is pretty huge!

With effective communication skills, put a right tick to good connections, opportunities, and challenges. But its impact is not limited to these areas. They can create a much higher impact.

Here’s what they can do:

  • Help you build a strong personality
  • Improve your convincing and negotiating abilities
  • Develop supportive relationships
  • Make you an effective and efficient team leader
  • Enable others to understand you in a better way
  • Increase your efficiency
  • Successful professional career

All of them hold a lot of importance for a successful and cherishing present and future life. So, take them seriously.

Learn it for free

At Marwadi University, we are providing a free course on communication skills in association with Udemy. Remember, it can be availed for free only if it is pursued through our university. Get more details about this course here.

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