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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.

Blog Roeland Kooiman: Get the maximum out of it
Learning experiences when being part of a Federation of Study Associations Eindhoven concerning presentation and teamwork skills.
10 steps to effective listening
In today’s high-tech, high-speed, high-stress world, communication is more important than ever, yet we seem to devote less and less time to really listen to one another.
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.
Break your bad habits in active listening
Old habits can be hard to break, since it requires concentration and determination to be an active listener. This video provides 5 tips to break these habits.
Effective communication
This guide describes key communication skills: listening, non-verbal communication, managing of stress and emotional awareness.
Group roles: maximizing group performance
This guide describes four fundamental roles to consider: leader/facilitator, arbitrator/monitor, notetaker/time keeper, and devil’s advocate.
Guided Learning: Active listening

Would you like to improve your listening skills? To prevent misunderstanding, distraction and talking about yourself and instead make more meaningfull connections with others? If so, you’ll find that it can be rather easy with this topic guide, using the tips & tricks that are mentioned.

Guided Learning: Communication

Do you consider yourself a good communicator? Or is there room for some improvement? Good communication is key to good collaboration. Read this topic guide to learn why.

Handout about interview techniques
This handout is about conversation techniques. These techniques help you to communicate better with other people.
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.