How many of us shroud ourselves in metaphorical clouds of fog that prevent our bosses, would-be clients, partners, and even our own teams from seeing our value?
How do we keep pace between what we are offering and rapid movements in our market? How do we demonstrate our value in a shifting normal? The answer is communication built on listening.
If you think communication is about writing articles or building your social media following, think again. Good communication is about connection Are you connecting or just producing copy?
More often than not, enterprises believe that they have a communications challenge when there is something else amiss. Use a communications lens to frame challenges to uncover what is really holding you back. Rethink communications as a tool to strengthen your business.
The valuable lessons I learned about presentations when performing open mic at a comedy club.
The wrong messenger will cause people to ignore you or worse not to feel confident about doing business or working with you. You want people who can get the point across and get results.
Do you make it easy for your customers and clients to do business with you? Can they find you easily? Is it easy to access your product or service?
If you find that your clients or bosses aren’t getting what you have to say, it may be because you are starting your communications in the middle.
We have become dependent on text and email as communication vehicles and when applied properly, they are great tools for communication.
Are we spending so much time in meetings that we aren't getting our work done and causing ourselves a lot of stress?