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Why Leaders Need to Communicate Well

TalkShop leader communicationGreat leaders inspire, educate, motivate whenever they share their vision through words and action. The leader’s mind being his most valuable asset allows him to think well. When he thinks well, the thoughts are communicated in his writing and speech.

At the same time, great leaders are able to continue honing their skills by teaching and sharing everything that they know. They do this by communicating with individuals and teams through verbal and non-verbal language. They can evaluate the effectiveness of their decisions because their team members, having learned from them, are in turn able to discuss and validate their situations and directions with clarity and purpose.

The ability to communicate is critical for leaders and those who wish to hone their skills to lead and manage better. This ability allows leaders to expand their circle of influence, increase their self-esteem, and create better situations for those they lead.

Without the ability to communicate the right intentions and express his thoughts while thinking on his feet, any person who is tasked to lead is set for big disappointments and insurmountable failure. Whether he is running his own business, his own team, his own campaign, or his own household, the measure of a great leader is in how successful he is at communicating his own vision so that the people he serves and leads are inspired and motivated every step of the way.

When a leader takes on a task, it is with all his heart and intention to create leaders among his team and family. And this is most effectively done through the power of communication – in words and actions. Dreams and visions have been built and realized because the individual tasked to empower those who look up to him made it his daily call to communicate well.

Great leadership and effective communication cannot be separated. A leader is followed because he is clear in articulating his plans, knows how to point his team to the right direction, and takes the necessary action that drives productivity and inspiration among his people.

Great leadership and effective communication are both learned. Great leaders communicate well because they have made the decision to do so. And in the process of communicating, they become the best of themselves.

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Sheila Viesca, TalkShop CEO and Director of Communication finished her bachelor degree in Literature, masters in Entrepreneurship, and doctorate in Applied Cosmic Anthropology. She designed the Philippines' Language Competency Benchmark for the Department of Education and pioneered Integrated Language Teaching (ILT) in workshop designs and corporate communication training. You can follow her on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, LinkedIN, and Google+

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