How to Communicate Well

Good communication is the connective tissue between everything you do as a manager. It can make all of your activities more effective. From daily interactions with your staff, to answering emails and direct messages, to performing your one-to-ones, to giving performance reviews, to interviewing candidates for a role on your team: if there’s one skill that you can improve that will make all of these activities better, it’s communication.

Most importantly, good communication forms great relationships between you and your staff. These great relationships form strong teams. Being able to communicate clearly, candidly, and empathetically will make you a manager that others want to work for. If you demonstrate strong communication ...

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