It’s not what I say, but what you hear that has meaning for you. In all situations, clear communication is paramount to success and efficient operations. The ability to work together, understanding and leveraging different skill sets, leads to a better work flow. Knowing your strengths and weaknesses, and knowing when the time and situation are right for turning over control to a trusted partner, will help strengthen your competitive advantage and greatly improve your chances of success in the most challenging sector of business. We all need to get a lawn mower!
If what you say and what people hear are two different things, you’re in trouble. Creating clear and concise channels for communication and protocol on top of a foundation of trust and confidence go a long way. About the title of this post, I actually suggested, “We all need to get along more,” as in get along better, communicate better, find a balance of mutual respect. But the person to whom I was speaking