Whether preparing for a meeting, making an announcement, or crafting an important email, it’s valuable to consider how “complex confuses, but simple sticks”. Regardless of how complicated the subject or analysis may be, there are four guidelines that can help you prepare your message for greater effectiveness. Watch this short Lynda.com video “Designing the content of your message” to learn about techniques that can support your communication initiatives.
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Learn more great tips in the full course Communication Fundamentals (2h 5m)
Other UBC Learning Resources
- Influencing Others: Lynda.com, on-demand (1 hr 21m)
- Persuasive Business Writing: Continuing Studies, Robson Square, July 6-Aug 24, 2017
- Communicating with Confidence: Lynda.com, on-demand (1 hr 28m)
- Strategies for Effective Intercultural Communication: Continuing Studies, Online, April 20-June 2, 2017
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