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Strategy #6Cut through the noise of the wind and the waves.


It's hard to imagine a bigger communication challenge than that faced by the Ramblers in hurricane force winds. The noise was horrific. The shriek of the wind, the crash of the waves against the hull, and the screeching static from the radio made verbal exchanges almost impossible.

Storms are not conducive to good communication. Yet the Ramblers found ways to stay connected and cut through the noise. Teams in more traditional settings may not have hurricanes to deal with, but organizational crises create their own forms of noise. These virtual storms can easily ...

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