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COMMUNICATING WITH IMPACT
Tracy PriestmanDemocracy & Representation Co-ordinatorSlide2
Why face to face communication is importantElevator testGiving speechesApathy staircaseTop tips
Face to face communication is one of the most important skills of being a Course Rep!PersonablePeople are more likely to remember you from having a conversation, rather than reading an email.Friendly and approachable Face to face communication is the best way of getting things done.Makes you more available for other students to talk to.
Why is it important?Slide4
WHO (are you?)WHAT (are you asking them to do?)WHY (should they do it?)WHEN (do you need it done by?)WHERE/HOW (can they do it?)
The TaskSplit into pairs & practice the elevator testYou have 30 seconds each!Go go go!Slide5
Say what you are going to say, say it, say what you’ve said.Start and end with something greatAvoid clichésGroup things to create greater impact (lots of 3)Tell storiesPause
Clear and conciseStraight to the pointUses repetition of 3 for effectTalks about community and working togetherHumble – He says he can’t do it on his own and needs the support of the people around him to create real changePauses for effectHonestPreparedKnows his audienceGood eye contact and body languageKnowledgeable
What situations could you use these skills?Lecture shout outsMeetingsForumsCampaigningInterviews 1:1 Communication
Ask them about their issues
Offer to do something for them
Inject the injustice
Ask them to do something for you
The TaskSplit into pairs & practice the apathy staircaseYou have 1 minute eachGo go go!
THE APATHY STAIRCASESlide10
Introduce yourself early on in the year – This will make you more approachable for other studentsBe preparedDon’t be afraid to say you don’t know something – Go away, find out and get back to them with your answerSmile and use eye contactBe humble and honestBe approachableWork with people to come up with solutions together!Be relaxedBe interested in the personAsk questionsMake sure you listen to the answersBreathe!
FINAL TOP TIPSSlide11Slide12Slide13Slide14Slide15Slide16