Nonverbal communication includes

How Are You Communicating to Your Team?Written by: N Nayab • edited by: Rebecca Scudder • updated: 6/3/2015

Communication involves the imparting or interchanging thoughts, opinions, or information among people by speech, writing, or signs. People communicate in different ways. How effective is your communication style? Are you giving away thoughts you don't mean to?

  • Verbal

    Verbal communication entails the use of words in delivering the intended message. The two major forms of verbal communication include written and oral communication.

    includes traditional pen and paper letters and documents, typed electronic documents, e-mails, text chats, SMS and anything else conveyed through written symbols such as language. This type of communication is indispensable for formal business communications and issuing legal instructions.

    Communication forms that predominantly use written communication include handbooks, brochures, contracts, memos, press releases, formal business proposals, and the like. The effectiveness of written communication depends on the writing style, grammar, vocabulary, and clarity

  • Oral Communication

    The other form of verbal communication is the spoken word, either face-to-face or through phone, voice chat, video conferencing or any other medium. Various forms of informal communications such as the grapevine or informal rumor mill, and formal communications such as lectures, conferences are forms of oral communication. Oral communication finds use in discussions and causal and informal conversations. The effectiveness of oral conversations depends on the clarity of speech, voice modulation, pitch, volume, speed, and even non-verbal communications such as body language and visual cues.

    Verbal communication makes the process of conveying thoughts easier and faster, and it remains the most successful form of communication. Yet, this makes up only seven percent of all human communication!

  • Nonverbal Communication

    Nonverbal communication entails communicating by sending and receiving wordless messages. These messages usually reinforce verbal communication, but they can also convey thoughts and feelings on their own.

    Physical nonverbal communication, or body language, includes facial expressions, eye contact, body posture, gestures such as a wave, pointed finger and the like, overall body movements, tone of voice, touch, and others.

    Facial expressions are the most common among all nonverbal communication. For instance, a smile or a frown conveys distinct emotions hard to express through verbal communication. Research estimates that body language...

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How non-verbal communicate can affect the impacts it has on others

People can read your body language which tells them what attitude you have towards the topic.

What are some non-verbal ways that we communicate with others? | Yahoo Answers

- That's if you can understand it of course.
As you can see there are numerous ways that we communicate with each other, it can come down to the slightest chance in facial expressions that seem to send off the loudest messages some times, pretty cool when you think about it.

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