Top Ten Ways a Boss can tell if they need a communications Makeover
Top Ten Ways a Boss can tell if they need a Communications Makeover
1. No one ever asks a question in your meetings and you think it is because you did such a good job communicating.
2 - You tell everyone you are a people person
3 - After every staff meeting you end up having to explain your "diversity" jokes to the Human Resources Department.
4 - You don't get why "Dilbert" is supposed to be funny.
5 - You tell your kids "people are our greatest asset."
6 - Your favorite sentience is "at the end of the day, we will optimize our passion for AEC Managing Partner Newsletter results with turnkey solutions in alignment with our strategic vision."
7 - You tell the same jokes and you think employees are laughing because you're funny. 8 - You warn new employees: "if you don't come in on Saturday, don't even think about coming in on Sunday."
9 - We you got the "Corporate Buzzword Award" at the Christmas Party, you thought it was a compliment.
10 - As you manage by walking around, every person picks up the phone and appears to be talking business.
"Ultimately, good management begins and ends with effective communication," said John Millen, president of MPA Executive Communications, parent company of BossMakeover.com
"Earning the confidence and respect of employees requires regular and objective assessment of one's communication skills&" Millen said.
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