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Friday’s Big Eight # 1: Communication Skills

May 14, 2017

Communication…still!

Rich Drinon Leadership Communication

SDS presentation-creationI’ve asked this question hundreds of times, “If you can’t communicate, how can you lead?”  This is also the name of my flagship coaching program, which focuses on leadership communication skills for managing relationships, results, change and decisions.   While credibility is certainly a leader’s greatest asset, communication skill is his or her greatest ally.   More specifically, and in line with the theory of leadership I embrace, it is your verbal skill that sets you apart from others and allows you to pass on knowledge, information and wisdom to your followers and those you mentor.

So much of what you do as a leader is carried out through verbal ability – directing, inspiring, supporting, informing, correcting,  you name it.  In these high tech times, of course, it’s also important that you be able to express yourself effectively through virtual means of email, texting, blogging etc.

If you communicate well…

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