Mastering your own communication: The fundamentals
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Mastering your own communication: The fundamentals

Giving you the fundamentals that will enable you to develop your own wonderful, unique and engaging communication style.
4.4 (17 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
1,857 students enrolled
Created by Richard Saunders
Last updated 6/2017
English
Price: Free
Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • At the end of the 'fundamental stage' students will understand how to become more credible and confident in their own communication.
  • Students will also learn some really simple techniques and tools that will enable them to develop their own communication style and build their own self-confidence.
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Requirements
  • You will need a device to record yourself on, some paper, a pen and an open mind.
Description

Using all of my 22 years experience as a behavior and communications expert to create a course that will enable you to build your confidence and become a master of your own communication.

The 'Fundamentals' covers the two elements  of the learning journey that are prerequisites for you to be able to Master your own communication. The full course will be available in a couple of weeks, however, I wanted to release this earlier as a free taster to gain your feedback, spark some interest and also give you chance to try the learning experience.

So the Fundamentals, what are they?

1. Mastering congruence of your communication: Communication is not just about the words we use or the visuals we reference. It is a journey into someone else's world where we either resonate or alienate with our message. These session enable you to understand the theory and then learn from your on experiences to enable you to start improving your own congruence and credibility.

2. Mastering your perception of communication: Perception is a very fickle friend or foe. It can work for you and enable you to learn from your experiences and become a more engaging and inspirational communicator or it can work against you making you hide away and fear speaking your mind. These sessions give you what you need to enable your own learning from having the most productive perception and build your confidence by using every opportunity to learn from your own experience.

I hope you enjoy these taster sessions.

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who wants to develop their communication style and be more confident in getting their message across.
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Curriculum For This Course
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Introduction
1 Lecture 04:05

Introduction the course,


What it is

Why it is here

The experience

Is it for you?

Mastering your own communication: Introduction.
04:05
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Congruence of your communication: All the Players playing their part.
4 Lectures 25:56

The first session of the course gets you to explore the congruence of your communication. If you have ever wondered why people don't really ever get or care about what you have to say this is the place to start.

Congruence: Introduction
06:28

Understand why an Elephant is in the course, or begin to. Review the last activity and learning from the experience.

Activity set to further your own learning and give you another dimension to think about when you communicate in the future.

Congruency: Elephant and Role Modeling Exercise
07:33

Sharing my own experience and just one of the many things I learnt from the role modeling exercise set in the last session.

Congruency: Role model Example
03:40

Congruency: Wrap up and an end to the Elephant story.
08:15
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Mastering the perception of communication.
4 Lectures 20:22

To really master your own communication you must first gain the most productive perception of the mechanics of communication. 

In this session you will understand the concept and then start the journey towards a sustainable self driven approach to developing your own communication through your own experiences.


Perception of Communication: The concept and learning
02:11

Who is responsible for your communication?

Have you ever been frustrated because the person your are trying to engage just isn't interested? are they distracted? Ever been misunderstood? Someone get the wrong end of the stick?

 Instead of thinking of these as negative experiences here is the methodology for making them the experiences that enable you to truly develop your own wonderful unique communication style.

Mastering the Perception of your communication: Are you at Cause or Effect?
05:11

Following from the previous session, here is an example from my own experiences using the 'Circle of Influence'

Example Circle of Influence exercise
07:58

Review of what we have learned and finally the relevance of the Camel!

Mastering the perception of communication: Wrap up and end
05:02
About the Instructor
Richard Saunders
4.4 Average rating
17 Reviews
1,857 Students
1 Course
Behavior and Communication Expert

21 years experience of developing people, performance and competence. Specializing in human behavior and communication. 

I am a passionate learning professional that wants to share all of my acquired knowledge that I have massed throughout my career.

Understanding people, understanding behavior and understanding how we function have been my passion and sharing that knowledge is my privileged. I have developed people of every level from Director to Dancer and worked in all types of organisation from large blue chips to incubating new start ups.

I love feedback and interaction, got a question? something to say? feedback?


Get in touch :)