Communicates Effectively

“Build your communications skills in a safe, loving, supportive environment. Build confidence, find your style, and practice.”
– Colleen Jones-Cervantes, Beta Xi and President of Chevron Lubricants

A person who communicates effectively sends the message she intends to send and the intended message is received. She is a visionary and inspires others to share her vision. She is forward thinking and a good listener.

Additional Resources

Want to become a more effective communicator? Check out these additional resources on what it takes to communicate and influence others!

Talk Like Ted by Carmine Gallo
Carmine Gallo studied over 500 Ted Talks and consulted with popular Ted presenters as well as science to learn that truly makes persuasive presentations successful. If you are looking to brush up on your public speaking skills and learn how you can more clearly get your ideas across, this is a great read!

6 Things You Should Say to Your Professor
Working with faculty is incredibly important to academic success, as well as to create relationships that will assist you in your future career goals. This quick article gives concrete examples of how to speak to and work with your professors.