What are the your tips for improving Communication Skill?
Hi there, I faced many problems due to having poor communication skill in my life. I am very poor in public skill. Can you help me with your tips so that I can improve my communication skill. Thank you :-)

 Well your poor communication skills could be because of different reasons, and i can't see from your message what type of communication problems you have. So il just fill in the most common issues in communication skills,

Lack of confidence can lead to major communication skills, people can stutter or forget what they wanted to say or even go completely silence like a statue. This can happen everywhere or with anyone, but there is a easy way to work on that.

What you need to do before a critical moment, is creating a small goal in your mind and do that while nobody can't notice it. Like giving yourself the goal to take three times a deep breath. If you do that before any type of social meeting, then your brains will be rewarded with dopamine, what will make you sharper and more in control.

Next part is, you need to know what people are talking about. It's nice to tag along with a group who are talking about what ever, but if you don't understand what they are talking about, then it's difficult to join the conversation. That saying, you need to enlighten yourself with knowledge or information.

Next, we have a saying: Know what you say, but never say what you know! Which means don't talk to much or you will lose yourself in the conversation, or miss the point of the conversation.

Next is, learn to recognize the difference between a false argument or a fallacy and a legit argument, they are a huge difference what anyone can overlook if they never learned what a fallacy is. Check out this site and see what a fallacy is, and how you can protect yourself when others use a fallacy. 

Like when 10 friends laugh about a false argument because they thought it sounded funny, can backfire if you expose that they laugh about a false argument, if you can explain it! To make it sound stupid to laugh about a false argument!! https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_fallacies

Last is, train your social skills every time you get the chance, because exercise can make anyone a artist! 


There are specific things you can do to improve your communication skills:

  1. Listen, listen, listen. People want to know that they are being heard. Really listen to what the person in front of you is saying, instead of already thinking about your answer. Ask for clarification to avoid any misunderstanding. At this point, the person you are talking to should be the most important person in your life. 
  2. The person you are talking to is important. It is possible to use acronyms and informal language when talking to a friend, but if you write to your boss, "hi" or any other informal formula will not have a place in your message. Some acronyms have different meanings depending on the people, this can be misunderstanding. Effective communicators target their message and construct it differently depending on the person with whom they communicate. So keep the person in mind when trying to get your message across.
  3. The importance of body language. This is important during meetings and videoconferences. Make sure to appear accessible by having an open body language. This involves not crossing your arms and keeping eye contact with your interlocutor so that he knows you are paying attention to what he is telling you.
  4. Check your message before sending. Spelling and grammar checkers are very useful but are not foolproof. Check twice what you have written to make sure that the words chosen are the message you want to convey.
  5. Be concise while being specific. For written and verbal communication, practice being concise but do not forget to be specific enough to provide enough information and allow your interlocutor to understand what you are saying. If you answer an email, read it in full before building your answer. With training, you will respond to everything without forgetting the elements of response.
  6. Take notes. Write out the main lines of your conversations with a person or the most important ideas of a meeting and do not rely on your memory. Send a follow-up email to make sure you understand what was said during the conversation.
  7. Sometimes it is better to leave your phone aside. If you see that you have a lot of information to share with your caller, call him directly instead of sending him an email. Emails are very convenient, but sometimes it's easier to verbally communicate your message.
  8. Think before you speak. Always think about what you are going to say and do not say the first thing that comes to your mind. Take time and pay close attention to what you say and how you say it. This habit will save you many moments of embarrassment.
  9. Treat everyone equally. Do not speak haughtily to someone, be respectful to all your interlocutors. Treat each person as your equal.
  10. Keep smiling and maintain a positive attitude. Even by telephone, your contact can distinguish your smile and therefore detect your positive attitude. If you are smiling and positive, people will give you back.

Effective communication is a skill that can be acquired. Therefore, following the few tips listed above, you will improve your ability to communicate effectively.