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Improve Leadership Communication

3 Ways to Improve Leadership Communication Today

Improving leadership communication takes effort, but it doesn’t need to be hard. Our Communication Planning Guide for Leaders helps you:

  • Know your audience
  • Develop your plan
  • Communicate with authenticity

 

3 in 4 employees see effective communication as the number one leadership attribute, yet, fewer than 1 in 3 employees feel like their leaders communicate effectively.

(Martic, 2019)(Smarp blog)

Now more than ever, leaders must balance the needs of their people while meeting business priorities. Effective communication accomplishes both.

Know your audience

You already know your team. But do your communications reach them? Use our simple and proven “think, feel, do” template — included in the Planning Guide — to consider different mindsets and perceptions when developing your message.

Develop your plan

A strong leadership communication strategy considers objectives, context, audience, timing, and channels. These help you craft the right message and — when executed well — ensure your communications are accepted, understood, and acted upon.

Communicate with authenticity

Be human. Communication is most effective when those on the receiving end “see” you — let your personality and values show up in your words.