How Leaders Communicate, Part 5

Over the past few weeks, we’ve looked at four different types of leaders. Specifically, the focus has been on how leaders communicate. Each leadership style uses language to a particular end. Visionaries communicate in order to share a vision and inspire the team to reach high. Captains communicate to define goals, clarify job-roles, and provide … Continue reading How Leaders Communicate, Part 5

To Prepare for Your Next Meeting, Just Ask Questions

I’m constantly amazed at how ill-prepared people are for meetings. It doesn’t matter what the meeting is about, who’s in attendance, or what their particular role is – someone always shows up having not done their homework. In my opinion, a lack of preparation indicates a level of disrespect for the organization, the task at … Continue reading To Prepare for Your Next Meeting, Just Ask Questions

Four Conversations You Should Have With Your Boss

It goes without saying that regular communication between you and your manager is one sign of a healthy relationship. Ongoing, meaningful conversations are necessary to maintain your connection and ability to “read” each other. When you and your boss are in sync, work is smoother, more efficient, and more productive. If contact is infrequent or … Continue reading Four Conversations You Should Have With Your Boss