If you want your
message to hit the target, make adjustment to the wind. Know your
audience and match
your message to their needs.
maps. If you do want your
message to hit the target, make adjustment to the wind.
Know exactly what you want to achieve.
and organize before you start.
Be willing to share what you know and hear what you don't
and mindful of what
your face and body are conveying nonverbally.
Put yourself in your
audience's shoes, try to understand your listener's level of
Listen carefully to all
responses. Respect your audience and suspend judgments.
Ask the right
types of questions at the right time
– asking the right
is often more important than knowing what to say.
Ask your audience to explain what they think you said. Discuss
differences until you hear a satisfactory version of the message you
wanted to convey.
Stay focused on what you want to
achieve, but keep your
mind open to new
opportunities and ideas that may come up during communication.