EPIC though of the Day – Leadership Is Influence
Leadership Is Influence – Influence Starts With Communication
In real estate the old cliche is, ‘location, location, location’. In business leadership it’s, ‘communication, communication, communication’.
Generally a savvies leaders success is directly tied to his or her ability to actively focus on the business fundamentals like; discipline, accountability, strategic alignment, managing to his or her values, and empowering employees.
Additionally these leaders along the journey have mastered 5 basic functions of management like:
But there’s one golden thread that ties all of these together, and it’s the most important key to having great leadership. That’s clear communication.
Now think about it.
How do the best leaders motivate and inspire their people?
They do it through clear communications.
How do the best organisations promote discipline… accountability… strategic alignment?
They do this, with clear communication.
How do the market leaders sell their products and services? They use compelling ads and marketing campaigns, but all of this is done…
With clear communication.
Here’s my challenge for you today. When you meet with your client, or you sit with a colleague or an employee and you talk about your business…
Be a leader – influence and communicate with clarity.