The secret to every good relationship, whether at work or in your personal life, is communication. Yet, communication is frequently a top-rated area for improvement for many companies and individuals.
According to Avid Grossman in “The Cost of Poor Communications”, a “survey of 400 companies with 100,000 employees each cited an average loss per company of $62.4 million per year because of inadequate communication to and between employees”. I’m sure you can relate – we have all been on both the sending and receiving end of poor communications. While our intent is almost always good, somewhere the message gets lost between us and the recipient.
But we don’t have to accept the general trends. There is hope for individuals and groups to learn how to share messages that are heard and interpreted as they were intended. And the best news is that the concept is fairly easy.
Stop by next week, and I will tell you more about how this concept has changed the way I think and talk with others!
Lesley provides individualized coaching to professionals who are seeking greater satisfaction in their careers. She helps them uncover their God-given gifts, name their non-negotiable values, and align their career path with those gifts and values to have a greater impact on the world. Lesley has helped professionals from many different fields, including IT, healthcare, and education. Access Lesley’s free self-assessment to determine how well you recognize and use your God-given gifts!