Essay about Analysis of Communication Skills: a Self Assessment

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Analysis of Communication Skills: A Self-Assessment "The power of vision is the starting point. Once you have established your goal, you need to develop your communication skills so that you can share your vision with the rest of the world and create something unique," Tips on starting your own winning business. (2011, March 9). This statement is true. I consider my communication skill good to excellent. As the daughter of two school teachers I have an excellent command of the English language and they taught me how to present myself in such a way to adapt to my audience and have a confidence in my words. These traits have allowed me to be successful in a number of various professions, but I find my ability to communicate with…show more content…
Mentioning anal gland expression can also be used if I feel they still haven’t gotten my point. My communication style has always had a hint of humor behind it. Less so in the actual words that I say, but in how those words are delivered. At 40 years old, and after working on perfecting my delivery, my sarcastic style comes across lighthearted and humorously informative. I like to think that I say what everyone else is thinking and wants to say, only with a smile. The best way I found to assess my communication skills is through example and understanding. For example, these days’ people have legitimate concerns about spending their hard-earned money, but when they complain about the cost of grooming in our salon, I always remind them, in a respectful way, that you get what you pay for. How you say it is more important than what you say in these cases. Quality grooming costs money because it takes skill and manpower. I also will point out that there is a lot of overhead involved. Our groomers are career professional who get job-related benefits because they deserve them. I tell the folks that want to haggle about prices that of course they are welcome to shop around. Although some other establishments may beat our prices by a few dollars, their dog will never be treated with more respect and kindness and will never receive a better haircut than he does with us. If the complaint about cost goes beyond that, I will get down to specifics,
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