JLBC ESSENTIAL COMMUNICATION SKILLS
Overview Statement: Whether you are writing or speaking, you can make every day better by improving your communication skills.
Connection to the Curriculum: JLBC Learn to Lead, Team Leadership.
Estimated Time: 25-30 Minutes
Resources Required: Learn to Lead, Module Two; Whiteboard (or chalkboard, butcher paper or
Communication – “Exchange of information.” Encarta Dictionary Sublime – “Excellent or particularly impressive.” Encarta Dictionary INTRODUCTION
Attention: White. Fluffy. Cute. How many of you are thinking, bunny? Why not a rabbit? Or snow? How many of you thought of something else? Words are just words unless there is some interpretation.
Motivation: Communicating requires that you spend time making sure that others understand your message.
Overview: In this lesson, we will discuss six essential communication skills.
Your role in this discussion is to be an active participant. You are free to share your views. Please be involved and considerate of one another. My role will be to take notes on what you say, and I may occasionally ask a question or two. There are no right or wrong answers to the questions. I am simply interested in what you have to say.
JLBC MAIN POINT: UNDERSTANDING THE SIX ESSENTIAL COMMUNICATION SKILLS