What are your communication challenges and why do they matter?
Clear communication is critical in all areas of interaction. It is important to think with clarity and to express yourself with understanding on the part of your audience. Authenticity and honesty are expected. Connect at all levels. Your visibility matters and showing up makes a difference.
Good communication begins with active listening. Be respectful. Expressions indicate that you are paying attention. This includes eye contact, posture, and demonstrating your interest and presence. Become an engaged listener. Set the intention to gain a better understanding of the other person. The end result will be greater clarity, respect and trust.
The why of effective communication in business:
- Stronger, more long-lasting relationships are established
- New ideas are shared openly
- Innovation is encouraged and thus creates employee and team morale
- Productivity is increased
- Trust is built through overall transparency in communication
Practice effective communication.
Think with clarity. Enjoy the benefits of moving your life and business forward through sharing increased communication skills. Become a leader through clear, authentic communication.
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