Are you an Effective Communicator (Leader)?
Leading others is a great responsibility because your entire organization is waiting to hear what you have to say so they can act in accordance with your direction. Success or failure is based on two basic criteria: The viability of your strategy, and your ability to communicate effectively. Effective Communication means your message must resonate, must be understood, must be continuous, and must fully Read more
What can you & your manager do to start things off right?
…You are fresh out of college; you made it through the interview process and got your first break into the workforce. You want to do great things and believe you have a lot to offer.
…As an employer you have given this recent graduate their first break, an opportunity to get started in their career, to learn, and grow.
Do you avoid communicating bad news?
As managers, and leaders, we anticipate challenges, take on responsibility and drive results. Our ability to communicate well gives us an advantage when motivating, providing direction and giving feedback, however, no matter how good you are at communicating, nobody likes to communicate bad news. We all dread reporting poor results, pointing out mistakes and letting employees go…. but, it is an important part Read more
Do people listen to you AND act on what you say?
Do your coworkers, employees and your boss all listen to your input? Do they ask for your advice, seek out your opinion, and implement your ideas? If you answered yes to all of these questions, then I would love for you to share your tips with our readers. However, if you answered no to any of these questions, I can start you off with eight communication tips that will get you on the road to respect at work. Read more