A1. Communication basically means transferring information clearly from one person to another. It is the starting point of any relationship. To have a positive relationship with any person whether it is a child, a young person or an adult it is very important to have good effective communication skills.
First, it provides a clearer perspective of the initial needs of the program’s beneficiaries, the literacy learners. Second, the beneficiaries and tutors can share what is working and what is not so it results in a more effective program as issues can be addressed quickly. This approach also provides a voice for low-level literacy individuals who are seldom heard. It may also enhance self-confidence and self-esteem as they take greater control of their personal and professional lives. According to Fitzpatrick et al., collaboration of stakeholders may foster a better understanding and ownership of the evaluation leading to greater use of the results and empower stakeholders (2011, p. 189)
Interpersonal listening: is the power to interpret things and to make healthy communication. A person that listens properly can transfer the accurate message to the specified person or to any receiver. If we listen properly we can effectively accomplish our assigned activities. Listening can prevent unnecessary mistakes. That is why people say, before you talk, think twice.
It is perceived that multi-disciplinary collaboration when it comes to service-user care is linked to more positive outcomes and experiences (Clifton et al., 2007). Teams which are able to communicate and are well coordinated have a lower rate of error (Despins, 2009). An effective team can be achieved through an effective model of communication, where members of each profession can openly share their opinions and challenge the opinions of others, in the hopes of improving service-user care and thus service-user safety. However, this type of honesty can only work well when there is a mutual respect and understanding within a team. Mutual respect, understanding teamed with effective communication lead to a
Its effective application depends on our objectives, knowing the needs of the person we want to speak to and taking into consideration these needs and making sure that our message is appropriately worded to suit the occasion. This is because interpersonal communication has the
According to Korn et al Communication is “using messages to generate meanings.” (9) How effective and competent our communication is can literally change our entire lives, the more we are understood the happier and more satisfied we are. In order to be a competent communicator one must have the ability to be aware of the communication climate one creates, be aware of the messages they send, and be able to send messages that are appropriate for the setting and audience they are taking place in. By being aware of all these factors a competent communicator is able to get their message across clearly and effectively and are able to be understood and maintain open back and forth communication.
It is not only saying positive things, but problems and worries should also be discussed in the group. Good communication is not just focus on transmitting good messages; problems are also needed as members can help to solve them rather than leave them and cause a more serious
The United States is the first world country to not guarantee paid maternity leave. The question to have have paid parental leave has been a heated debate. The U.S offers twelve weeks of unpaid. The reality is that parents can not afford to take time off. They often have to seek outside help if they want time off.
However, utilitarianism helps you make the right decision. We will be able to think rationally and eventually make the right choices. Utilitarianism helps guides us to the positive things in life, it gives us reason to allow certain things like
By using these new set of skills, it will help me assist others in getting from where they are now, to where they want to be with their performance and with them making their own choices. By taking time to understand their situation and deeply listen to what they have to say as well as being fully engaged so that they can truly be understood will get me to that next level of being a better leader. This will create a sense of connection and comfort, fostering a climate of openness and trust with that individual. I will use “SMART goals” to develop a goal with high personal meaning and relevance ensuring that the goals are, in fact, the individual I am coaching. This will make some situations at work a whole lot easier to deal
By having a positive attitude, it helps me in many ways like expecting success and not failure. It gives you the strength not to give up if you encounter obstacles along the way. It makes you look at failure and problems as blessings in disguise. By Believing in yourself and in your abilities you can succeed in numerous opportunities that are put in front of you. Transitioning to university life can be challenging, but with the support of peers and staff, it will make it easier.