GOKE ILESANMI

Business Language and Communication

Boosting your career with effective public speaking and presentation skills (4)

By Goke Ilesanmi Last week, we said as a politician, for instance, you need to master the art of effective public speaking and persuasive communication to succeed because you must be able to convince the electorate and even win opposition over during electoral campaigns so that they can vote for you. We added that research …

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Boosting your career with effective public speaking and presentation skills(3)

By Goke Ilesanmi Last week, we said to acquire the required proficiency in public speaking and presentations generally, you must be sincere to yourself by doing the necessary self-auditing for accurate self-awareness and then personal development or learning.     We added that self-awareness is about having a clear perception of your personality, including strengths, weaknesses, thoughts, …

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Boosting your career with effective public speaking and presentation skills(2)

By Goke Ilesanmi      Last week, we said to get your dream job, boost your career or achieve business success, you need the skill of effective communication.   We examined four communication skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing. We said speaking is the most potent, most important and most sensitive of the four communication …

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Boosting your career with effective public speaking and presentation skills

By Goke Ilesanmi To get your dream job, impress prospective or existing employers, boost your career or achieve business success, you need the employability or general skill of effective communication. Communication is simply defined as the process by which information is shared between two people or organisations, or among individuals, etc. It is very critical …

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Taming team conflict for organisational and national devt

By Goke Ilesanmi I decided to address this topic this week, given the ravaging effects of the conflict currently engulfing our political landscape on personal empowerment and organisational and national development. The need to address the crisis becomes imperative following the trademark of “slow motion” that the current government is now accorded just within one …

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X-raying ‘I belong to everyone and…nobody’

By Goke Ilesanmi On Friday May 29, 2015, President Muhammadu Buhari delivered a masterpiece of an inaugural speech, in which he unveiled his administration’s plan for our great nation Nigeria. He expectedly stressed the resolve of his administration to urgently tackle the multi-pronged challenges of insecurity, corruption, unemployment, infrastructure, etc., amid thunderous applause.

Breaking the barrier of primitive ‘persuasion’

By Goke Ilesanmi There is need to break the barrier of primitive persuasion and embrace application of effective persuasion if we must move forward as a nation, as individuals, organisations, etc. This is because persuasion is key to general harmony. Persuasion is simply about convincing other people. It is commendable that after the unimpressive performance …

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Fundamentals of effective e-mail communication in business

By Goke Ilesanmi Electronic mail, called e-mail for short, is a system that allows people to send messages to each other by computer. E-mail makes everything easier and faster including making a powerful business impression and establishing positive professional relationships. The businessperson who uses the technology effectively and appropriately will see the results of that …

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Mastering reported speech for effective report writing

By Goke Ilesanmi Reported speech is the opposite of direct speech. Direct speech refers to the original utterance of the first speaker and it is marked off by inverted commas in written discourse. It may be present or past in tense, depending on what the speaker is talking about. For example, if the speaker is …

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Using Case Studies to Achieve Effective Persuasion

By Goke Ilesanmi It is noteworthy that the ability to communicate persuasively is a skill that can be used in all aspects of our personal or business life. In short, it is said that the difference between an impotent conversationalist and the motivating communicator is the ability to persuade people to participate in win-win relationships. …

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