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Perfect Phrases for Communicating Change by Antoine Gerschel, Lawrence Polsky

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Chapter 4Perfect Phrases for Communicating as a New Leader

With the arrival of a new boss, employees must essentially start all over again, which is made easier through good two-way communication. Employee productivity is largely built upon the relationship with direct managers: understanding their priorities and point of view, knowing how to read between the lines, and even being able to tell when it’s a good time to talk them. Remember also that, as a new leader, your words and actions are watched under a microscope by your team. This chapter provides concrete suggestions for leaders to quicken the pace of relationship-building, business focus, and, therefore, productivity. We also recommend that in addition to following the advice in this ...

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