Leadership Through Communication
Communication is truly an art. The process facilitates the wants and needs of clients, co-workers, friends and family. It is all too often that the ability to communicate it available, but the actual act of making contact is overlooked or avoided. The ramifications are many when poor communication impacts a business relationship. It can and will be a deciding factor in potential, current, and certainly future business opportunities.
No matter how difficult a situation may become, good and constant communication can do a tremendous service to keep the other party informed. Not knowing can be worse than the actual impact of the situation at hand. Promises made and then broken by missing the simple act of just an email, phone call, or fax leaves those on the opposite side confused and truly in the dark.
With all the communication tools available to us today, there is simply no excuse for not staying in touch with those that matter the most. Determine what works best for you, and then exploit it the best way possible. Communication and constant contact is not only an art, but it can be the difference between success and failure in your personal and professional world.
SOME GREAT QUOTES
"Language is the archives of history." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
"In the long run we are all dead." -John Maynard Keynes
“There is more than a verbal tie between the words common, community, and communication.... Try the experiment of communicating, with fullness and accuracy, some experience to another, especially if it be somewhat complicated, and you will find your own attitude toward your experience changing.” - John Dewey
"I think therefore I am." - Decartes
"What we have here is a failure to communicate." - Frank R. Pierson
"It depends what the meaning of is is." - William Jefferson Clinton
“The most important thing in communication is to hear what isn't being said." - Peter Drucker