Communication Styles in the Workplace Part I

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Have you ever heard the expression “it is not what you say, it’s how you say it?” Communication is much more than the words you choose—it is a set of various behaviors and methods of relaying information to the various people you interact with on a daily. School systems are challenging for communication because of the silo model, in which proximity influences who and how we talk. Engage in this brief series to raise your awareness about styles of communication and how it links to workplace culture.

Learning Objectives

  1. Define how communication can help or hinder you in the workplace.
  2. Explore the different ways in which you can communicate your ideas with your colleagues. 
  3. Begin to employ these successful communication techniques. 

About the Author

Brett Bell, Psy.D., M.A.

Brett Bell, Psy.D., M.A.

Brett Bell, Psy.D., MA is an accomplished organizational consultant and executive coach with several years of experience enabling organizations and individuals to learn and grow to their fullest potential. He specializes in leadership team development, professional development, and executive coaching. His passion is creating environments where individuals, teams and organizations can transform and break through to unparalleled performance. As a consultant, Brett has expertise in all facets of leadership development and executive coaching and focuses on aligning the strategic direction of the organization to the strategic development of its people.

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