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Good Communication Skill: How Do I Acquire Good Communication Skill Quickly If I Am A Poor Communicator? by Cecil M. Health Maven Posted Wed 23 Jun 2010 9:04am If you are a solo professional or entrepreneur, one of the key to your success is to have good communicator Skill. One of the concerns that can drive you crazy is If somebody is stressed out, they need to step back and start listening. They need to take that on themselves.   Wayne: Is that right?   Cecil: No. You can’t do that b ... Read on »
Senior life scientists believe science communication skills are more important than ethical skills by Thomas S. Patient Expert Posted Thu 17 Dec 2009 12:00am I’ve always wondered why bioethics and research ethics are routinely referred to as obligatory passage points in most biomedical and life science PhD programmes — and why science communication is so far more rarely highlighted in postgraduate training. Does this emphasis on ethics and the corresponding  lack of attention to science communi ... Read on »
2 Simple Communication Skills for Success by Michael Apollo Health Maven Posted Fri 25 May 2012 11:54am Communication, especially when it is effective and meaningful, is one of the most important elements of success in life. It is incredible how little (if any) training is provided to develop skills for effective communication. Much of what we learn, is largely focused on ourselves – presence, timing, grammar, syntax, pronun ... Read on »
Practice Communication Skills to Reduce Stress by Todd C. Patient Expert Posted Thu 10 Jul 2008 4:06pm Every relationship a person is in, whether it is business related, family, a friendship, or marriage, can be affected by each party’s communication skills. The better you are at expressing yourself and letting other people know your feelings, the more your relationships will thrive. Communications skills are important regardless th ... Read on »
Alzheimer's Disease -- Communication Skills and Coping with Behavior (1) by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Mon 13 Sep 2010 10:23am By Bob DeMarco Alzheimer's Reading Room In the early days of Alzheimer's caring the caregiver deals with a disease that is difficult, sometimes impossible, to understand. Alzheimer's disease turns the world of the Alzheimer's caregiver upside down. Imagine a person you know all, or most, of your life and their behavior ... Read on »
Communication Skills Get Front Page Treatment by The Kenneth B. Schwartz Center Posted Wed 08 Dec 2010 1:12pm Good communication skills are considered essential to healthcare. They can enhance patient and caregiver satisfaction, reduce errors, and even improve health outcomes. This week communication skills finally got the attention they deserve.On Dec. 6, 2010, USA Today featured survey results, sponsored by the Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healt ... Read on »
Developing Your Child’s Communication Skills by Dr. Daisy S. Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Wed 10 Oct 2012 2:00pm As you go about your day be conscious of the many opportunities available to you to naturally guide your child ineffective communication skills. It’s important for children to understand the importance of communication and how this important skill can improve their experience with others and open doors of opportunity. “An investment in ... Read on »
Develop Good communication skills and solve marriage problems by Jeanette R. Posted Tue 15 Jan 2013 4:53pm A Refusal to listen sparks marriage problems Gina a twenty-seven year old recent law school graduate was bubbling over about her acceptance as an intern at a prestigious law firm. She jumped into the car when her thirty-two year old husband Jake, vice-principle at an elementary school came to pick her up. She started ... Read on »
Improving Consultation Communication Skills by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Posted Mon 13 May 2013 6:00am This is a great article by Chad Kessler, et al. where the authors delve into the world of communication skills. Talking to colleagues is an essential skill especially as we advocate for our patients. We should not only know what's going on with our patients, but also how to communicate our thoughts effectively and succinctly with our coll ... Read on »
4 Steps to Teach Children Healthy Communication Skills by Dr. Daisy S. Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Wed 10 Jul 2013 7:00am 4 Steps to Teach Children Healthy Communication Skills The path to success in any relationship is paved with healthy communication skills. Because communication is a learned skill, sadly, many people are lacking in this area. Past generations of parents paid little or no attention to teaching their children the art of communication. F ... Read on »