Effective communication is defined as verbal speech or other methods of relaying information that get a point across. ... An example of effective communication is when the person who you are talking to listens actively, absorbs your point and understands it. The ability to communicate effectively is an essential skill in today's world. Communication is a dynamic process and how you communicate can positively and negatively affect the relationships you have in your work and life.
Good communicators have a wide repertoire of skills and are able to adjust their communication style in response to the many variables they face at a given time. Here are a few principles to consider as you adjust and refine your communication skills.

  • Understand yourself.
  • Understand your audience
  • Listen actively.
  • Find a perfect time.
  • Simplify.