Good interpersonal skills are the hallmark of all great leaders. There is no leadership without effective communication, and those possessing the art of delivering thoughts and ideas in meaningful ways are those who are most successful.
No academic discourse or any business degree can teach you how to become a skillful communicator. It is self-taught and learned by exposing oneself to situations where interpersonal skills are tested the most.
Regardless of which leadership style CEOs and managers adopt or have, delivering the right communication is a different matter altogether.
The best communicators are not only those who show the intent to listen to others, but also those who have incredible situational awareness and problem-solving skills. Without being able to critically analyze, process the finer details and evaluate holistically, leaders will not be able to communicate the big picture to their staff, and the business will not grow as it should.
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