In our work as communications experts and advisors, we often hear our clients ask for a short list of effective communications tips. We’ve boiled it down for them to “Seven Habits of Highly Effective Communicators.” To improve your own communications, choose one and focus on it for a week, then move on to another. You’ll find much more in our new book, The Master Communicator’s Handbook.
1. Always have a clear communications goal or a message in mind.
We are often surprised how many experts and leaders find it difficult to articulate their ideas clearly. Stick to the point you want to make and don’t go off on a tangent.