Talking is NOTCommunication!
ITS A MYTH!
GoodCommunication    is...
• Planned• Consistent• Always take into account employee needs and concerns
Have you heard about...
The”mostinterestingperson in theroom” syndrome
?
Its talking without sayingmuch, or assume thatbecause they’re talking,everyone is hearing themessage in exactly the wayit ...
Leadersoften suffer.
The Reality
Communication is  far more thanTalkingEmailingSending out the occasionalmemo
(Or whatever your versionis of getting the word out).
The coreelements ofgoodcommunication
• Understand your audience
•Adjust your message tomatch them
• Dont expect data to do the talking for you!
Think of the difference
A bookkeeper printingout fnancial reports andhanding them over.
as opposed to
A CFO’s shaping     datainto a meaningfuloverview.
Good communicationisnt about talking atyour listeners.
It’s about engagingthem in order to gain theirRESPECTINTERESTATTENTION
You want people to feel thatyou are talking    tothem, and empathizingwith their concerns andsituation.
Finally
Always remember to betruthful and direct.
By maintainingintegrity in yourcommunications andconsistency in yourwords and actions, you’llgain respect.
Sure, as a leader, youcan’t always shareall information withemployees...
...but be transparent andhonest wheneverpossible.
CreditsContent credits to: David Grossmanhttp://www.yourthoughtpartner.com/blog/bi  d/56397/Myth-Talking-is-communicationC...
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Talking Is NOT Communication

  1. 1. Talking is NOTCommunication!
  2. 2. ITS A MYTH!
  3. 3. GoodCommunication is...
  4. 4. • Planned• Consistent• Always take into account employee needs and concerns
  5. 5. Have you heard about...
  6. 6. The”mostinterestingperson in theroom” syndrome
  7. 7. ?
  8. 8. Its talking without sayingmuch, or assume thatbecause they’re talking,everyone is hearing themessage in exactly the wayit is intended.
  9. 9. Leadersoften suffer.
  10. 10. The Reality
  11. 11. Communication is far more thanTalkingEmailingSending out the occasionalmemo
  12. 12. (Or whatever your versionis of getting the word out).
  13. 13. The coreelements ofgoodcommunication
  14. 14. • Understand your audience
  15. 15. •Adjust your message tomatch them
  16. 16. • Dont expect data to do the talking for you!
  17. 17. Think of the difference
  18. 18. A bookkeeper printingout fnancial reports andhanding them over.
  19. 19. as opposed to
  20. 20. A CFO’s shaping datainto a meaningfuloverview.
  21. 21. Good communicationisnt about talking atyour listeners.
  22. 22. It’s about engagingthem in order to gain theirRESPECTINTERESTATTENTION
  23. 23. You want people to feel thatyou are talking tothem, and empathizingwith their concerns andsituation.
  24. 24. Finally
  25. 25. Always remember to betruthful and direct.
  26. 26. By maintainingintegrity in yourcommunications andconsistency in yourwords and actions, you’llgain respect.
  27. 27. Sure, as a leader, youcan’t always shareall information withemployees...
  28. 28. ...but be transparent andhonest wheneverpossible.
  29. 29. CreditsContent credits to: David Grossmanhttp://www.yourthoughtpartner.com/blog/bi d/56397/Myth-Talking-is-communicationCurated by: Anna Rydnehttp://www.communicateskills.com

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