Whether you have just been promoted to a managerial role, or you are simply looking to improve your leadership skills, most sources will tell you the most important skill all managers need is good communication.
It’s easy enough to say that leaders must be able to explain their thoughts clearly and listen to their staff, but what does communication competence actually consist of? Learn More
All managers and leaders I speak with say they never have enough time, so why am I adding to their burden by saying they must write a blog? The answer is quite simple, it is a perfect communication channel to let staff know what you are thinking and to convey and reinforce core messages. Spending perhaps one hour writing a blog will save you far more time repeating the same message over and over again during meetings and calls.
Becoming a successful communicator is very important as a manager or business owner as it will help you to build strong relationships with your team and help you to get the most out of your employees by delivering clear and effective instructions on what work needs to be done.
As a manager, it is so important to be able to communicate effectively with your team. Most managers will have great communication skills, but there are some barriers that you need to be aware of that can actually prevent you from being able to communicate with and instruct your team effectively – so let’s find out what these are.