What makes an effective communicator???
What are the characteristics that distinguish effective communicators from bad communicators?
Communication competence defined:
It isn’t as easy as it might seem;
There isn’t one right opinion or one right definition;
There is no “ideal” way to communicate
Variety of communication styles can be effective;
Just as there are many kinds of beautiful music and art, there are many kinds of competent communication;
The type of communication that succeeds in one situation might be a colossal blunder in another;
Being a competent communicator requires flexibility in understanding;
Cultural differences also illustrates the principle that there is no single model of competence;
There aren’t rules or tips that will guarantee your success as a communicator;
Competence is situational:
You and the people you know are probably quite competent in some areas and less in others;
Your competence with one person vary from one situation to another.…