Category: Communication

How to Become More Persuasive

The old saying really is true – your network is your net worth.

If you want to do big things in life then you need to be good at networking. Otherwise, you’re going to have a tough time convincing others why should actually be successful.

In light of this, you need to know how to talk to others in a compelling way while still maintaining balance and strength. And what better way to do this than learning about the psychology of the human brain and how it works?

To get you started, here are six important things to remember when trying to be persuasive. They can be used when speaking, writing, really any time you want to be compelling.

#1. We are interested in people

We love to watch other people and figure out why it is that they do the things that they do.

#2. We pay close attention to things that we fear or hope are true

As humans, we are alway moving towards pleasure or away from pain; think fight-or-flight syndrome.  Continue reading “How to Become More Persuasive”

How Sports Can Help With Communication Skills

No matter what age we are, we can all learn a lesson from team building. This concept can help us communicate with others which can be a bonus at work, and help us work well with others.

The saying that “Your network is your net worth” is 100 percent true, and the more people you know, the further in life you can go.

Here are some of the biggest benefits that come from team work.

When playing a sport with a group of people rather than with only two people or by yourself, you gain a sense of confidence. It can be nerve-wracking to get in the game with all these people watching, but pushing throw pays off and you eventually break through to this newfound sense of confidence, which can appear in all areas of your life, especially at work.

The confidence you can gain with sports can grow your self-esteem and make you feel like the world is your oyster. You truly feel like you can accomplish anything, which is a great tool to breakthrough if you have goals you want to accomplish in life.

Playing with others helps you in turn work well with others at your job. The better you can communicate with people and work with them, the more of an asset you become.

Overall, sports can spruce up your life in many ways, and provide physical and mental benefits that can lead you to great success in many areas of your life. It can be difficult to get into sports if you aren’t active but to be honest, it’s much easier than making yourself exercise.

 

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