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Nonverbal Communication Skills Blogs

Non-verbal communication means Voice tones and body language.

Voice tones are the musical elements of your voice.

Body language relates to the visual aspect of your communication: what you look like, as you speak.

Voice tones includes the following elements:

  • The volume of your speech
  • The rate of your speech
  • The pitch of your voice
  • The emphasis
  • The rhythm of your speech
  • Your accent

Body language is the visual aspect of your communication and includes the following subsets:

  • Posture. How you sit or stand
  • Dress code
  • Touch. (including handshake)
  • Hand gestures
  • Arm gestures
  • Facial expressions
  • Eye contact, (or lack of it)
  • Orientation
  • Proximity
  • Scent
  • Accessories. (Props and accessories)

All the above is worthy of your study since each one of them are a component of the whole. If you improved each one, then your body language and voice tones would be almost perfect.

When you are judging the non-verbal communication of other people you can use the above list as a guide to your thinking.

Nonverbal Communication Skills Blogs

How to Use Eye Contact

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Eye contact is an important part of communication. Giving too much, or too little, eye contact can be seen as being rude in Western cultures. So what is the correct amount to give?

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Effective Body Language

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Body language is an important part of being an effective communicator. You can make a positive impression with other people, when you learn to use good body language. Effective body language is well known to improve your self-confidence.

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Ten Ways to Improve your Body Language

18 November 2014

10 Ways To Improve Your Body Language You communicate primarily by means of four channels. Your four channels of communication are: Spoken language. Written language. Voice tones. Body language. Body language is an important component of your total communication. The body language component of your communication carries a lot of information

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Body Language and Nonverbal Communication Skills

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Body language and nonverbal communication skills Face to face communication is of two fundamental types: Verbal communication Nonverbal communication Verbal communication: is the use of words; Language. Non-verbal communication is made up from: Voice tone and body language. You gain a lot of information about the other perso

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Communication Skills Training - Voice Tone

25 March 2011

Communication skills training: Voice tone Your communication skills training should include some notes on the effect of your voice tone on others. "Voice tone" relates to the musical aspects of your voice: It pertains to pitch, volume, pace, and emphasis. People respond instinctively to voice tone; either positively or negatively. Th

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