Strong communication can make a business; weak communication can break it. But what makes for communicating effectively?
If you take a deep dive into research on this topic — even narrowed down to business communication — it would be easy to become overwhelmed. But good communication doesn’t have to be complicated.
In fact, it shouldn’t be.
Meaningful internal communication can be very simple. It’s all about creating a means for a steady flow of two-way interaction, putting leadership in a position to both listen and talk.
Let’s break down a few of the basics that can make your internal communication strategy shine.
We’re big believers in the benefits of listening to your employees, so we’ll start with the listening portion of the two-way communication strategy.
Now that you’ve listened, it’s time to talk! In a leadership role, you’ll want to carefully consider how you’re communicating with your team and what you’re communicating.