7 Effective Ways To Communicate like a Successful Leader

Effective communication is a key component of successful leadership. It’s not just about what you say, but how you say it and how you listen to others that makes the biggest difference.

Here are seven ways to communicate like a successful leader:

Be authentic: One of the most important aspects of effective communication as a leader is authenticity. This means being genuine and transparent, and speaking from the heart. When you are authentic, people are more likely to trust you and follow your lead.

Be consistent: As a leader, it is important to keep the lines of communication open and stay in touch with your team. This could mean having regular check-ins or team meetings, or simply making an effort to be available when your team members have questions or concerns.

Be visible: Another key to effective communication as a leader is being visible and accessible. This means making an effort to get out of your office and spend time with your team, whether that be at team meetings, in the field, or just stopping by their desks to say hello.

Be a storyteller:  People often respond better to stories and examples than to dry statistics or facts. As a leader, sharing stories and anecdotes can help to engage your team and make your message more memorable.

Be the example: As a leader, it is important to walk the talk and practice what you preach. If you are asking your team to do something, it is important to lead by example and do it yourself as well.

Be adaptable: Different people respond to different styles of communication. As a leader, it is important to be aware of this and to adapt your communication style to meet the needs of your team. This could mean using different methods of communication, such as email, phone, or in-person meetings, or using different language or tone depending on the audience.

Be open: Encourage open and honest communication within your team. This means being open to hearing and considering different viewpoints, even if they differ from your own. By creating a culture of open communication, you’ll foster a more collaborative and innovative team.

Lead From Within: Effective communication is the key to successful leadership; it’s a skill that takes practice and effort.

#1 N A T I O N A L  B E S T S E L L E R

The Leadership Gap
What Gets Between You and Your Greatness

After decades of coaching powerful executives around the world, Lolly Daskal has observed that leaders rise to their positions relying on a specific set of values and traits. But in time, every executive reaches a point when their performance suffers and failure persists. Very few understand why or how to prevent it.

buy now


Additional Reading you might enjoy:

Lolly Daskal is one of the most sought-after executive leadership coaches in the world. Her extensive cross-cultural expertise spans 14 countries, six languages and hundreds of companies. As founder and CEO of Lead From Within, her proprietary leadership program is engineered to be a catalyst for leaders who want to enhance performance and make a meaningful difference in their companies, their lives, and the world.

Of Lolly’s many awards and accolades, Lolly was designated a Top-50 Leadership and Management Expert by Inc. magazine. Huffington Post honored Lolly with the title of The Most Inspiring Woman in the World. Her writing has appeared in HBR, Inc.com, Fast Company (Ask The Expert), Huffington Post, and Psychology Today, and others. Her newest book, The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness has become a national bestseller.

No comments.

Leave a Reply