By Matthew McKay, Patrick Fanning, Michelle Skeen, Kelly Skeen
Communication is a vital existence ability that each teenager needs to study. in keeping with the recent Harbinger vintage, Messages, this ebook will educate you the mandatory skills—such as assertiveness, energetic listening, and compassion—to turn into an efficient communicator for life.
In an age of social media, texting, and ever-evolving expertise, it’s effortless to disregard the best way to interact in genuine, face-to-face verbal exchange, a serious ability in your destiny good fortune! As you develop into extra hooked up on your telephone and the net, your skill to attach in individual may possibly minimize. yet expertise doesn’t substitute the necessity for powerful conversation talents. in reality, profitable own relationships are established upon connecting with humans face-to-face.
Communication talents for youths provides the information you want to turn into a greater communicator and achieve all components of lifestyles. You’ll additionally examine hundreds crucial lifestyles talents, together with lively listening, assertiveness, clarifying language, the paintings of an apology, compassion, interviewing talents, family members verbal exchange, and extra. every one bankruptcy makes a speciality of one key point of communique, deals a true teen’s viewpoint, and comprises sensible workouts that will help you follow what you’ve discovered within the actual world—away out of your desktop and telephone screens.
By following the sensible, skills-based information in every one bankruptcy of this e-book, you'll study robust conversation thoughts to final a life-time.
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Please join me this morning in welcoming His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Thus begins the three days of presentations and dialogue. We hope that the meeting will come alive for you, the reader, as you explore these presentations. We hope that in one way or another, because of the give-and-take and the somewhat informal nature of the talks and conversations, you will be transported into the room and feel the energy of the presentations as they unfold and engender dialogue among the presenters, panelists, and His Holiness.
Communication Skills for Teens: How to Listen, Express, and Connect for Success by Matthew McKay, Patrick Fanning, Michelle Skeen, Kelly Skeen