The Daily Practice of Leadership Communication

When we think of delivering a significant change or initiative, a speech or presentation is the application that most often comes to mind. However, it is in the far more frequent informal and spontaneous conversations—in the town halls, meetings, and one-to-one conversations that take place in conference rooms, offices, and around the coffee machine—that leadership is most often practiced. To be effective as a leader you must over time bring yourself authentically, in your real skin, to the full range of situations in which you will be called to move your advocacy forward.

All your communications can and should be built on the foundation of core ideas that comprise your Guide. Who you are and what ...

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