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November 1, 2008

Communication Skills For Team Leaders – What’s The Benefit? Part 1

Managers are uniquely placed to impact on a business. So, the way they communicate with their people is a vital part of the package.

If you want to ensure that you are successful in your business, the way you get information over as well as the skills you use every day with your employees will make or break you.

By making the effort to learn and enhance your skills for talking and listening to anyone, you will take a big step forward.

For example, there may be times when he needs to find out where internal systems are holding back growth, resulting in poor performance in a business.

He might decide to make a presentation suggesting improved measures which would add impetus by making the systems and processes more effective. In order to convey his strategy and get that established, it’s essential for him to communicate well.

Whilst special communication situations are important, it is likely to be just a small part of the manager’s role, compared with the need to interact with their people on a regular day-to-day basis.

Good managers talk to their people all the time, getting to know them well and building great rapport as they go.

Understanding how important this is, helps those managers who care for success to decide just how they are going to develop this skillset to the full.

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