10 ways to become a better communicator

Whether you want to hold better conversations, become a stronger writer or improve your relationship with your boss, these tips can help.

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It doesn’t matter who you are, where you work, what your goals are or what you’ve done up to this point. Universally, you have an inherent advantage if you are a better communicator.

On a team, you’ll have fewer miscommunications and stronger influence. As an employee, you’ll carry more influence and earn more respect from your bosses and supervisors. As an entrepreneur, you’ll have an easier time managing employees, updating partners and investors, and even securing new clients.

Those strengths will give you an edge in a number of different areas simultaneously.

Related: Leadership: Can You Learn to Communicate and Embody It?

I encourage you to take these 10 actions—all of which can make you a better communicator:

1. Adopt a few new mediums.

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