Read the writing prompt below in its entirety. Notice that there are two tasks to complete:
- Look through the text and identify at least one communication skill you are comfortable with and one which you can improve. You could potentially address intrapersonal communication and building a healthy self-concept, listening, culture and perspective taking, conflict management, emotional intelligence, or disclosure and connecting with others to list a few.
- Consider how changes in this area could enhance your personal and professional relationships.
Reflect: Take time to reflect on the various ways we can be competent communicators. Think generally about the role of communication in a satisfying life and rewarding career. Reflect on how improving your communication skills can improve your personal and/or professional relationships.
Write: Based on the information
- Identify one or more communication skill you have mastered or is a strength.
- Identify at least one communication skill that you need to improve or is a weakness. How do you think this improvement will enhance your personal and professional relationships?
Thoroughly address all three elements of this prompt by writing at least two to three sentences on each element. Use the course readings at least once to help you make your points. Consider copying and pasting these tasks into a word file and addressing each of them separately.
Your initial response should be 200 to 300 words in length.