A crucial factor in your success as a leader is how you communicate with your team.
Communication is about exchanging information, whether that means brainstorming as a group, delegating responsibilities, setting expectations or alerting others to a problem.
Your messages’ completeness, accuracy, timing and form will affect how your plans are carried out.
Beyond that, how you communicate can play a massive role in your team’s morale. How you treat your employees will affect how they respect you, respect one another and, ultimately, perform on the job.
So, what makes successful leaders so good at communication? Look at the top communicators around you (and those in a bigger spotlight), and you’ll see the following practices:
1. Choose your channels carefully.