Communication Actions for Optimized Results
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There are steps you can take right now, that will help you achieve success
with less stress and more joy.
They don’t require any expense, and they're within your
grasp. These four communication shifts have turned
faltering companies into wildly successful ones.
Applying Conscious Communication shifts the entire culture of an
organization, making it agile, responsive, and healthy.
As a leader of any
kind, regardless of your
intentions, there will be a natural sense of resistance to virtually anything you have to say. That’s just the way it is.
Most people are completely unaware of how much unconscious "power
struggle" they're involved in. It's probably leftovers from a
parent/child dynamic that comes up when they feel they have less power.
Decrees feel like being told to "take out the trash," or "clean your
You need to enroll
your people in any plan, initiative, or process you want to implement, plus you need their input and help to make it happen. In keeping with
the first communication shift, your what if questions might be: "What if you had a say in how we did things around here," and
"what if you shared in the profitability that you help create?"
We often try to treat everyone “the same” either for ideological
fairness, or because it’s easier. The fact is, exactly
what gets through to and excites one person will
bore or not be heard by another. By getting to
know each person, you may discover mismatches in
talent or temperament with tasks and responsibilities. You'll be able to help people do work that is
more suited to them, with less resistance, errors, or
How well does this work? For one example, a while back, I implemented these four communication shifts in a client company, resulting in the annual sales of $383,000 rising to $1.2 Million over 2 years, while customer satisfaction ratings rose from 61% to 98%, and turnover completely ceased. Conscious Communication is more than theory; it raises the level of play for everyone involved.
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