Schools could do more to teach young people the art and science of Communications Skills as these are so essential in life, and in the workplace. But sadly they don't, so we do. One of the most important skills is the ability to 'speak up' in a useful and constructive way. Here's a quick guide to why we often don't, or we feel we do but it lands wrong, or how to handle the fact that we feel we can't!
People may struggle to speak up for a variety of reasons, such as:
To address these challenges, people can try the following:
Improving communication skills and speaking up effectively is essential for personal and professional growth. Here are some strategies that can help:
This blog os co-authored by The ISA Team