A gesture is the use of our body to express meaning or an idea by hand, arm, head and eye movements. Gestures have different meanings and can influence the message. Be mindful as a sender and receiver of this type of non-verbal communication.
TSG Students from #Chicago share their meaning of 'the simple good' with us. Our mission is to connect the meaning of good from around the world to empower at risk youth to become positive activists through art and discussion. TGS’s program engages our youth through the creative process which helps them enhance: Cognitive development skills Communication and interpersonal skills, personal empowerment and connectivity to communities to allow a greater sense of the world around them.
The leader as coach can use these 10 coaching points to open up the creativity of the group conversation: • Accept that the leader is not in control. • Listen. Even though this skill is included in virtually every interpersonal skills course, most of us still have not mastered it. • Pay attention to what is not being said, as well as to what you hear. • Probe for information without conducting an inquisition. • Help others create a clear goal for the conversation. • Give everyone a…
Listening is one of the hardest things about communication - here is a poster showing some obstacles that might get in the way of great listening skills. Link for poster here: http://www.witsprogram.ca/pdfs/schools/media-resources/blocks-to-listening-poster.pdf
Life blooms when we take responsibility for our full human experience. To be personally responsible and self-reliant means we have to get our sh*t together and decide to have command over these five areas: