All the Same: A Look on the Misconception of Introverts and Public Speaking Universally, people are quite familiar with the butterflies fluttering inside or the stomach dropping. Nevertheless society tends to separate people into two categories: extroverts and introverts. In general, extroverts are more outgoing and seen more as socializers while introverts often keep to themselves and come across as timid. Whenever the topic of introverts and extroverts is brought up, people rarely hear a comparison, and they will focus mainly on the contrast. Although many people believe introverts cannot succeed at being public speakers, the ratio of an extrovert speaker versus an introvert speaker is about equal because both groups have to overcome anxiety,
By building this connection speakers should first be in an environment with open minded listeners, it makes them feel more comfortable to state their opinions, feelings and ideas. Listeners should avoid being judgmental. The individual does not have to agree with the ideas, values or opinions of the speaker; however, to fully understand them, one must put aside their criticism. Speakers will believe that they can trust the listeners with their information when they know that they will not be judged. Miscommunication happens frequently, listene... ... middle of paper ... ...tention to how people react to one another’s comments, guessing the relationship between the people and guessing how each feels about what is being said.
Of course, it takes time and effort to develop these skills and become an effective communicator. The more effort and practice you put in, the more instinctive and spontaneous your communication skills will become. Common Barriers to Effective Communication: • The use of jargon: Over-complicated, unfamiliar and/or technical terms. • Emotional barriers and taboos: Some people may find it difficult to express their emotions and some topics may be completely 'off-limits' or taboo. • Lack of attention, interest, distractions, or irrelevance to the
It is the act of listening with an intention to understand what the speaker is feeling, understanding the content of the information conveyed by the speaker and also the intention of the speaker. Listener will have to get closer to the speaker by showing empathy toward the speaker through asking sensitively to encourage self-disclosure from the speaker. The effective way to do this type of listening style is by r... ... middle of paper ... ...nd does not really listen to what is being said to avoid more conflict. From the elaboration on above styles, non-judgmental and critical listening tend to contribute more to effective communication strategies and planning. It contribute to effective communication by making listener to listen with an open mind to a speaker before judging.
According to Quintanilla (2014) “…since many nonverbal gestures are unconscious or unintentional, it is important to be aware of your nonverbal communication at all times and to understand that different gestures carry different meanings to people” (p. 26). The way people perceive others and are perceived can be because of their non-verbal communication. A person may have excellent content to their message but they may be carrying themselves in a way that others can not connect with. They may seem too hurried, overly proud, rude, or disconnected because of their tone in their voice. This can all be because of their body movements or facial expression.
Because people in America tend to value extroverted individuals, introverts are often forgotten about and are not always understood correctly. It is clear that introverts have many qualities that are not noticeable, and instead of valuing extroverts or introverts, Americans should encourage the two personality types to work together.
The three parts of stress are utilizing anxiety, identifying internal strategies that produce either unpleasant or pleasant response and developing strengths and resources. Anxiety can be a motivator when you reach the highest peak but it also inhibit success by creating too much anxiety. The body sends warning signals in the form of physical responses, a person 's conscious telling them to change and mental glimpses of what might be happening. Internal strategies are the feeling and the way a person perceives the situations. Everyone finds different things stressful and the way we feel can contribute to our behaviors.
Emotions and feelings are some of the driving forces in our lives and essentially control our reactions, ideas, and choices. Emotions allow us to form connections with others, make decisions about the world around us, and provide us with the motivation to accomplish various tasks. However, emotions generally come with a lot of confusion and variability due to how differently people utilize and deal with them. One common emotion I feel that all people deal with, and handle differently is anxiety. Anxiety can be an extreme motivator, or the complete opposite, depending on how a person reacts to the feeling.
Introverts are often said to be reserved. They are often said to enjoy the quiet and this is what is said to stimulate them and energize them. They are often thinkers and tend to think things through before acting. It is often said that they don’t socialize as well as extraverts, and it is often said that they don’t like large crowds and prefer to be alone. There are great characteristics associated with what is considered to be the introvert such as being a thinker.
It gives learners a chance to receive a set of clear instructions for activities and a solid introduction to the subject, which will benefit those who learn by listening. From the other hand, it can quickly transform into an uninteresting monologue, the information is not being retained by the learners who have other learning styles, so they become passive and unengaged. To ensure everyone can benefit from it, I try using a vocabulary which can be adjusted accordingly to the level of my learners, and avoid using unnecessary phrases or overcomplicated definitions. Group discussion allows me to engage more learners and assess their understanding of a subject at the same time. It also gives them a chance to develop communication skills and ability to analyse the subject of discussion.