Northeast Ohio Vocal Arts Academy - Professional Training for Singer-Actors
NOVAA THOUGHTS

Seven Easy Ways To Make a Great First Impression & Three Ways to Ensure Low Stress Communication

When you have an important event to attend there are seven great ways to make sure you perform at your very best. These tips are relevant for social events and business meetings.

Discover how to communicate with confidence while making great conversation...

1. Decide what you want to say before the event. Review it in your mind to make sure it sounds okay. Keep rehearsing it until you can say it with conviction and confidence.

2. Consider your potential listeners. Who will you be talking to and which topics of conversation will be welcome? You need to make sure your message matches your audience.

3. Be yourself. The worst mistake is to pretend you are something you are not. People will see through you and distrust everything you say. Even if you communicate clearly and with confidence.

4. Never expect things to work out perfectly. Be ready to deal with problems by deciding in advance what you will do. What will you do if people ignore your input? Now is the time to decide and not later on in the heat of the moment.

5. Be flexible in your approach. Different people need to be treated differently. Pay very close attention to how people respond to what you say and keep adjusting your approach until you have a good rapport with your listener.

6. Make the other person the focus of your attention and let him lead the conversation in the early stages. Let that person steer the conversation onto topics that are of interest to him.

7. Anticipate what could go wrong. Then do what you can to make sure those scenarios do not occur. Adequate planning is the key to performing at your best in the moment.
 

Of course you need to also understand the importance of low stress communication...

After all, life is all about choices. And so is the way you communicate. You can fill your days with frustrating high stress communication or you can have days of low stress effective communication with your peers.

There are three great ways to ensure low stress communication:

1. Recognize Positive Intentions

When someone you are talking to is unkind, negative or downright rude, it is easy to get annoyed, angry and even aggressive.

However this will just make the situation worse and even faster than you can imagine.

There is a better way. Instead, look for the positive intention of the person you are talking to.  Ask yourself -- what is the positive intention behind this behavior?

If the person you are talking to is angry, the positive intention is to express some hurt or frustration. What is important is looking for a positive -- not to get the correct answer.

When you assume the person has a positive message hidden underneath the negative exterior, you will have more compassion and patience and you will not feel so stressed dealing with the individual.

2. Choose Your Own Emotional State

Why is it important to be able to manage your emotional state? Because it is an essential life skill.

Unless you are in charge of how you feel, your ability to communicate effectively will always be limited and dependent on other people.

When you are in a potentially stressful situation and everyone around you is losing their cool, this does not mean you have to join them! You will be able to contribute a lot more if you remain calm and centered.

Staying calm and resourceful is a choice you can make. Unfortunately, it is all too easy to be a sheep and simply follow the crowd. Nobody says you have to be a sheep!

Instead make a point of keeping yourself in a resourceful state.

3. Step Outside The Situation

Whenever I am in a highly charged situation, I will often step outside the situation -- in my mind. This helps to defuse the event for me.

You can do this too. Simply imagine that you are at the other end of the room watching the interaction between you and the other person or people.

It is as if you are a neutral observer with no emotional involvement in the discussion at hand.

When you do this, you will think of ideas to handle the situation better and you will also feel less bothered by the stress of the other people.

This is one technique you need to play with first in easy everyday conversations. Once you get familiar with it, you will find it easy to mentally step outside the event while still participating with the people in front of you.

Stress or relaxation which do you prefer?

If you want to improve your professional and social standing, learn to communicate efficiently and in a positive manner. You will notice a dramatic difference in the way other people perceive you if you demonstrate self-confidence and project a friendly, informed image.

54 Comments to Seven Easy Ways To Make a Great First Impression & Three Ways to Ensure Low Stress Communication:

Comments RSS
youtube music on Tuesday, February 18, 2014 1:53 AM
Good post!! An impressive share! I’ve just forwarded this onto a coworker who has been conducting a little research on this. And he in fact bought me breakfast due to the fact that I stumbled upon it for him… lol. So allow me to reword this…. Thanks for the meal!! But yeah, thanks for spending the time to talk about this matter here on your web page.
Reply to comment


mp3 on Tuesday, February 18, 2014 1:54 AM
Good posting!!! Great article! I loved the insight and advice given. Further, your blogging style is very fun to read. If you have enough time please explored my brand new blog and let me know what you think.
Reply to comment


Audience Response System on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 10:14 PM
Your blog site is so interesting … keep up the good work! Also, is your wordpress theme a free one? and if so..can i have it? My best wishes, Joanne.
Reply to comment


car title loans on Friday, February 27, 2015 9:25 AM
For example, among the Manhattan State, the Department of economic Services monitors activities of institutions doing business throughout this state. sadly, among the Manhattan day loans unit bootleg. it's a violation of state law for a company to conduct day advances or loans in-person, by phone or over internet. it's besides bootleg for a debt collector, assortment agency or the particular advance company to undertake and do and do to assemble this debt among the state.
Reply to comment


auto title loans on Saturday, March 14, 2015 10:09 AM
Online searches offers you ample amount of direct capitalist names; comb through them finding out responsible practices. Those people with credit challenges tend to use a quickly lender's services because of the no credit check policy. The payoff term averages fourteen days, so it's a necessity to induce it paid off on the first one.
Reply to comment


car title loans on Saturday, March 14, 2015 10:45 AM
If you are simply creating an attempt to induce by until your next cherub goes at intervals the bank, daily advance is besides simply the boost your bank account. whether or not or not or not or not or not or not or not or not or not or not or not or not freelance and aquatics a slow season or unit making an attempt ahead to a client to pay a bill, you acknowledge that your businesses cash obligations believe your customers paying for the merchandise and services you've got provided.
Reply to comment


cash advances on Saturday, March 14, 2015 10:46 PM
Its legal cost-effective economical loan sharking, genuine and simple, especially at the rates charged. I can see how those who are trying to pay each 1 month, will be suckered into these cost-effective economical loans due to the ease of getting them, but, as I found its extremely hard to get them compensated off as the bills keep coming in and you have to cough up the huge attention amount.
Reply to comment


top 5 on Sunday, December 24, 2017 4:20 AM
Great site!
Reply to comment


vigrx on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 2:11 PM
Great site!
Reply to comment


vigrx on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 2:19 PM
Great job!
Reply to comment


size genetics on Saturday, April 28, 2018 3:37 PM
Great site!
Reply to comment


size genetics review on Sunday, April 29, 2018 10:18 AM
Great site!
Reply to comment


x4labs review on Sunday, April 29, 2018 10:31 AM
Great article!
Reply to comment


x4labs review on Sunday, April 29, 2018 10:44 AM
Great article!
Reply to comment


x4labs reveiw on Sunday, April 29, 2018 10:57 AM
Great job!
Reply to comment


vigrx plus prosolution on Sunday, April 29, 2018 11:18 AM
Great article!
Reply to comment


vigrx plus prosolution on Sunday, April 29, 2018 11:31 AM
Great article!
Reply to comment


vigrx plus prosolution on Sunday, April 29, 2018 11:46 AM
Great article!
Reply to comment


vigrx plus review on Sunday, April 29, 2018 11:58 AM
Great article!
Reply to comment


vigrx plus review on Sunday, April 29, 2018 12:10 PM
Great article!
Reply to comment


vigrx plus review on Sunday, April 29, 2018 12:21 PM
Great site!
Reply to comment


www on Monday, May 21, 2018 10:26 AM
Awesome site!
Reply to comment


www on Monday, May 21, 2018 10:35 AM
Awesome site!
Reply to comment


www on Monday, May 21, 2018 10:43 AM
Awesome site!
Reply to comment


www on Monday, May 21, 2018 10:58 AM
Awesome site!
Reply to comment


www on Monday, May 21, 2018 11:06 AM
Awesome site!
Reply to comment


www on Monday, May 21, 2018 11:22 AM
Awesome job!
Reply to comment


www on Monday, May 21, 2018 11:29 AM
Awesome site!
Reply to comment


loemrntdherid1 on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 1:05 AM
Interesting topic what you have shared with us. Your writing skill is really very appreciative. I love when you share your views through the best articles.Keep sharing and posting articles like these.This article has helped me a lot.Keep posting this stuff.
Reply to comment


Buy Hbs Case Studies Analysis on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 4:56 AM
Thanx for sharing such useful post keep it up :)
Reply to comment


HBS Case Studies Solutions Online on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 6:54 AM
Pretty helpful material, much thanks for this article
Reply to comment


imperial yellow bricks on Friday, October 12, 2018 7:17 AM
The colour scheme is wonderful. The content is also very nice. It does however appear to be a little disorganized. But apart from that well done and keep it up.
Reply to comment


replica rolex submariner on Monday, December 31, 2018 3:54 AM
We shall continue to chart.link
Reply to comment


uk replica rolex on Saturday, March 30, 2019 6:48 AM
Good luck with it, many thanks, from Mrs Galdana.
Reply to comment


grass mats on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 4:23 AM
I like this post so much and impressed your work. I want more similar topics about this post for increase our knowledge.Thanks for this post and carry on it.
Reply to comment


Stuart Broad on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 3:43 AM
This article is very interesting and amazing. I am really impressed with your work. I will come back to the website to read more similar stuff. Thanks for sharing and keep sharing. Interlocking floor mats from playgrounds
Reply to comment


Jhon Smith on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 4:15 AM
So impressive article here. I have never seen such type of article before.I really appreciate your working.Thanks. gym mats
Reply to comment


Stuart Broad on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 5:46 AM
Very important and wonderful post here. Your way of working is very amazing. I am really impressed with your work. Thanks for sharing and keep sharing. Supplier of rubber matting
Reply to comment


Ronny on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 5:57 AM
I am glad to read your blog.its really great and cool post. its really awesome and good .its really awesome and good post. your way of working is really good. keep it up. Rubber Flooring
Reply to comment


Jack on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 6:28 AM
I have read many blogs but this blog is very effective and valuable. I will come back to the website to read more similar stuff. Thanks for sharing and keep sharing. Shop Industrial Mats Online
Reply to comment


Cimy on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 7:02 AM
Fantastic blog post. You have done a very good work to share a very good post with us taking out your time to explain in detail.Thanks Top quality non slip flooring at very reasonable price
Reply to comment


Adriana on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 7:32 AM
Great work,its a nice content. It generates for me lots of pleasure and interest. Awesome job and keep on sharing.thanks for this post please share more post like this. online buy furniture casters
Reply to comment


Jose on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 8:00 AM
Thank you for posting such a great article! I found your website perfect for my needs best supplier camping tarp
Reply to comment


Izy on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 8:21 AM
I read your whole post some points are very useful and amazing for us. You have done a good job here. Keep on it keep on sharing uk grass mats
Reply to comment


Noah on Thursday, October 31, 2019 1:02 AM
This blog is really a fantastic blog.Every visitor is looking unique type of post on the different type of blogs.Thanks for this post. Heavy Duty Racking Oline
Reply to comment


Amesa on Saturday, November 2, 2019 1:25 PM
Thanks so much for a great post. I'd like to know more about these topics and hope that I can receive more insight into this topic. pest control for termites near me
Reply to comment


Smith on Monday, November 11, 2019 12:32 AM
Very important and wonderful post here. Your way of working is very great and cool. I want more similar topics about this post to increase our knowledge. Thanks for sharing and keep sharing. Large selection of garage racking
Reply to comment


Brian Kelly on Monday, November 11, 2019 1:12 AM
This article is a well written article.I read this article in detail and really excited to read this article.Thanks.To buy horse mats Visit Horserubbermatting.co.uk
Reply to comment


Jack on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 12:34 AM
It is very well written post here.You have done very hard work in writing this post and i impressed your work. Thanks. http://Industrialshelvinguk.co.uk/
Reply to comment


Arex on Sunday, November 17, 2019 5:04 AM
Your way of working is very interesting and amazing. I really like it very much. I want more similar topics about this post to increase our knowledge. Thanks for sharing and keep sharing. top quality mobile on installments
Reply to comment


Gloriya on Monday, November 18, 2019 4:27 PM
This article is very great and cool. I am really impressed with your work. I will come back to the website to read more similar stuff. Thanks for sharing and keep sharing brazil news today in english
Reply to comment


Afen on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 9:49 AM
Your blog is really great and cool post. its a really awesome and good post.its really awesome and coo.its really great and cool post.its a really great and cool post. keep it up Freelancing online training courses
Reply to comment


Tyson on Friday, November 22, 2019 5:44 PM
The post is really cool and i just loved it. This blog is very informative for a lot of people. I appreciate your effort. Thanks for sharing and keep sharing Buy brown contact lenses
Reply to comment


Jos Buttler on Saturday, November 23, 2019 1:04 AM
Great blog site. I liked reading articles. It is a classic excellent study personally.Thanks for this post. iv chelation therapy
Reply to comment

Add a Comment

Your Name:
Email Address: (Required)
Website:
Comment:
Make your text bigger, bold, italic and more with HTML tags. We'll show you how.
Post Comment
RSS

Recent Posts

Seven Easy Ways To Make a Great First Impression & Three Ways to Ensure Low Stress Communication
Parents, teach your children event behavior:
Taking music lessons, though...that’s another matter entirely.
NOVAA now takes plastic!!!
FOODS THAT CREATE MUCUS!

Categories

GENERAL
HEALTH TIPS
THINGS THEY DON'T TEACH IN COLLEGE
powered by

Website Builder provided by  Vistaprint