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Kandula is often asked to work with clients where various relationship, communication and performance issues present themselves and different solutions are needed. Some of the recent issues included poor team performance, a project team experiencing significant resistance from the business, lack of clarity and engagement to the company's strategy and a potential disciplinary situation.Vastly different situations yet each time working relationships needed to be strengthened and different communication strategies were required.
In this edition we look at more ways to strengthen working relationships by improving communication.Firstly we look at ways to improve team communication to make your year end strategy and planning workshops meaningful and beneficial.
We then put the spotlight on some of the things that prevent us from communicating at a truly effective level all of the time. You may find that you limit your communication in some of these ways. Or do you have examples where you've been brave enough to change your communication style and achieved great results? I'd be interested to hear about your experiences.
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valuable and engaging?
have changed, summer is approaching and for many it's a time to plan and look
forward to the long days and end of year activities. It may also be the time
when your thoughts are turning towards all that you have to achieve
before the end of the year. And for some, you will be extending your thoughts to
plans for 2011.
this is the time of year when thousands of dollars are spent on strategy
workshops, team building events and Christmas celebrations. No doubt as a leader
you will be considering the value of this investment on team performance and
will come from these events if the team spends time cogitating, creating and
engaging in discussions that matter. With some forethought and independent
support you can make these events a success. Here are Kandula's top 5 tips:
A moments thought - can we really improve the way we
Over the last month or so I've presented at a couple of
conferences and run a number of training programs looking at different aspects
of communicating. At one of these sessions I was asked whether or not I thought
that everyone could improve their communication skills; my response
was a resounding YES. Later on I reflected on this answer and thought about why
I have this belief. 4
reasons came to mind:
Finding ways to connect and communicate with a range of people in different
situations is an art
have a preferred style for communicating
is more than words
is often limited by our fears and beliefs Read more