The Listener's Point of View
Written on behalf of Corspan by Rob Portnoy. Published in the July Newsletter of the Association for Talent Development. See Article.
Better Business Communication Day: 5 Ways to Improve Your Communication
Durham, NC January 26, 2015 is Better Business Communication Day. It was created to help businesses focus for at least one day on simple ways they could improve communication, according to Katie Schwartz, CCC-SLP, president of the Corporate Speech Pathology Network (Corspan). Read More.
Benefits Of Enhancing Workplace Communication
Effective communication in the work place is essential within any business organization. Improving an employee's ability to communicate helps them to become more confident and successful in the organization. When workplace communication is improved the employee reduces opportunities for misunderstanding and misinterpretations. They will also consistently deliver accurate information, thereby providing greater clarity, increased productivity, improved customer relations, and better informational exchange between team members. Read More.
The Corporate Speech Pathology Network is an international organization, with qualified speech-language pathologists who serve as consultants to businesses and individuals. Members currently are in Australia, Ireland, Canada and the United States. Currently there are over 60 highly-qualified members in this fast-growing specialty.
Members help their clients with issues involving business communication. These include foreign and regional accent modification, voice production and conservation (often an issue for teachers, call center staff, public speakers and others whose jobs involve considerable talking), public speaking (the #1 fear of adult Americans, according to one survey), persuasion, communication skills for better leadership, strategies for coping with hearing loss in the workplace, and more.
All business involves some type of communication. We work in many industries, helping businesspeople communicate.
Media who are interested in finding local members of Corspan to comment on issues are urged to use our Find a Speech Trainer feature.