Introductory

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    Customize this task list to make sure you and/or your sub-site supervisors have the background needed to manage VISTA members.
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    Recognize the importance on non-verbal communication and monitoring the "temperature" of the room in effective meetings and successful ongoing collaborations with these tips and techniques.
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    Use these tip sheets for communication strategies to help resolve conflicts and unblock processes.
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    Consult this list of ideas when conflict arises between supervisors and members to help get you back on track.
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    Use this document to learn how to promote healthy, constructive, and authentic feedback encounters that result in positive change.
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    Refer to this guide to help you keep communication channels open.
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    Review this excerpt from the VISTA Leaders Training Workbook about what makes an effective communicator and how that applies to to being a good leader. You'll also learn the barriers to effective communication and what to avoid when in your contact with others.
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    Use this tip sheet to see what attributes supervisors have identified in successful VISTAs.
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    Use these resources to discover what specific knowledge, skills, and attitudes you will need to succeed as an ambassador and represent the values and missions of CNCS and your sponsoring organization.
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  • Video
    Use this V-Cast to consider who are the stakeholders you should connect with early in your service year and how best to communicate with them to create a strong working relationship.
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