“Making Progress” Please respond to the following: Part 1:  How has your communication changed?   What are you practicing now on a regular basis?    Rate your progress using the following rubric and note how your rating has changed from week 1. Communication Skill Levels Novice: You tend to “wing it” when communicating. Your messages seldom achieve your desired goals. Intermediate: Your communications are sometimes effective, but you lack an established process for communicating (and you aren’t actively testing your methods). Proficient: You apply some tools and techniques of communications and, while you may do so inconsistently, you are fairly effective when you communicate. Distinguished: You are considered highly professional. You regularly influence outcomes through communications and you are highly communications-oriented. Expert: You have extensive experience in business communications, are well-versed in the topic, and can influence goals strategically while driving action with your messaging.Part 2: How often do you verbally present to others? How do you feel about speaking/presenting in front of groups?