Leader As Communicators
To be a leader in the years ahead, we must to be able to communicate. How well we do it will affect your success – in life and work; in our education, associations, family, and relationships. In the past, communications skills were not so consequential. But in the future, they will be an absolute prerequisite for success. Communication is the exchange of information and feelings that lead to mutual understanding. Thus it is more then talking at each other. Communication makes a bond or a connection between givers and receiver.
Between different departments. Manager and staff. Customer and salesperson. Teacher and student. On half of communication is expression: speaking, writing, acting or performing, act. The other half is the receiving side: listing, reading, observing. Both bring ideas, feelings, and experience. 2. Why is communication so important? Communication is the lifeblood of today’s society. It is vital to the well-being of our life and our projects, whatever those may be.
We life in an information age. Most of our time is spent communicating – reading, writing, talking, listening. It’s a vital part of almost every job. All students use it. All companies and organizations demand it. All relationships demand on it. Many people still take communications for granted, thinking, “I know how to talk and write. I learned that in grade school,” or “It’s not really important in my job. ” Do not make that mistake. We use it, and need it, much more than we think.