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Our skills library is full of useful information. You can search for keywords in the boxes below, and even filter what kind of medium you like while learning. Are you interested in one topic in particular? Visit our guided learnings about teamwork, presenting and writing. You can always check out the upcoming workshops to see if the skill you want to improve is available this quarter.

Animation: Listening Skills
We could save a lot of time if we would really listen. This video and exercise will help you become an effective listener.
Animation: Non-Verbal communication

Watch this video and do the exercises to improve your non-verbal skills during presentations

Components of effective vocal delivery

A Powerpoint presentation cointaining information on how to speak during a presentation, including some excersises.

Coping with presentation nerves
A clear guide on how to deal with nerves and some excersises to do before the presentation.
Exercises for your voice

Look at these videos on using your voice and try the exercises that are given.

Guided Learning: Collaboration

Collaboration is more than simply working together. If you want to say that you have mastered the skill of collaboration, you will have to be able to positively influence the team atmosphere and to make teamwork enjoyable for every team member. If you want to further develop or master this skill, please use this topic guide.

Guided Learning: Use of English - Pronunciation

This guide is meant to be used by non-native English speakers to further improve their spoken English. It contains several tips and tricks and also some exercises. After going through this guide, your English should be improved both in the choice of words and in pronunciation and fluency.

Julian Treasure: 5 ways to listen better
In this short talk, Julian Treasure shares five ways to re-tune your ears for conscious listening — to other people and the world around you.
Presentation Nerves: making them work for you!
this guide offers Information about nerves and how to deal with them, and at the end there are some exercises you can do before you have to present.
This overview provides an exercise on team working skills and teaches you more about the roles people play in meetings.