How To Communicate Effectively During A Discussion?
Is this article for you? We will help you decide.
Answer with a ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ to the questions given below
1. Due you lack interest in discussions or are a person with sheer laziness who hates to speak up during discussions?
2. Are you not comfortable speaking in front of a group?
3. Do you believe that you do not have anything important to say?
4. Has your boss never acknowledged you before in a discussion?
If you answered ‘Yes’ to any of the question above, you must read ahead and learn!
Importance of being communicative
In a world that runs on the principle ‘survival of the fittest’, you really cannot afford to keep quiet. In fact, you will need to create opportunities for yourself to talk and express yourself. So imagine, if you went for a discussion and sat silently through it? It is certainly not going to help your career. If you do not speak, you are considered dumb. Your soft skills and technical knowledge are put to test during discussions and so it is imperative that you speak out.
What to speak?
So, it is quite settled that you have to speak up during a discussion. However, you need to know what to speak. If you are given prior notice about the discussion, it is wise to ask the presenter about the topic and prepare yourself beforehand. Just a tad bit of knowledge will do, so that you are not left dumbfounded during the discussion.