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Ultimate New Job by James Innes

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Communication

Establishing and maintaining effective channels of communication with your boss, with your colleagues and with anyone else you may work with – customers, suppliers, etc – are imperative in your new job.

Successful communication is all about building relationships, avoiding misunderstandings and enhancing productivity through the clear exchange of ideas. It clarifies thoughts, promotes understanding and leads to action. And it is worth noting that communication involves both speaking and listening so that mutual understanding is achieved.

Body language

Many experts agree that much of what we communicate when we communicate verbally isn’t actually verbal; it’s physical. Only a small minority of what we communicate is communicated ...

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