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Communication Guide

A resource road map to one of the key skills in today's workplace.

Culture & Professionalism

The first step, before a single word gets spoken or written, starts with knowledge. First, begin knowing yourself, and that means everything about yourself, then know your surroundings, including getting to know your colleagues, as part of your engagement with an organization or department. The following skills serve as a foundation to communication, after all, it starts with an individual:


Use the following keywords to get started searching this subject area:

  • Body language
  • Collaboration
  • Critical thinking
  • Culture
  • Engagement
  • Intercultural competence
  • Mindfulness
  • Non-verbal communication
  • Self
  • Self-awareness
  • Self-reflection
  • Teamwork

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