Communication and Relationship Theory/Skills
What it is: An ability to communicate effectively and the capacity for building relationships with others are critical factors in personal, business and life success.
The Octagon Goal: To provide ‘real world’ applications for communication models in the literature and to explore communication models reflecting innate principles.
How it Lives at Life: Life challenges its students to develop and utilize the skills of effective listening, empathy, interpersonal dialogue and public speaking to create clear communications and foster meaningful professional relationships with members of the public, patients, colleagues and key opinion leaders.
- Create a catalogue integrating the major behavioral typing systems into one unit
- Explore ways to eliminate multicultural communication differences in education, industry and health care
- Write a users guide for executives to effectively communicate and manage staff from multiple generations