4 Communication Traits Shared by Masterful Managers

On this episode of the Speech Coaching Radio Show, Dr. Bill Lampton shares 4 communication traits shared by masterful managers.

When you read about the habits and styles of well-known managers, you realize that they don’t all fit the same mold. Some are workaholics with no outside interests, while others live balanced lives by reserving time for family, hobbies, and community service. Some flaunt their wealth by living in mega mansions, while others live so conservatively that they become the invisible millionaires Thomas J. Stanley profiled. Yet despite the variations in personal behavior, when you analyze professional actions you discover several striking similarities. Definitely, masterful managers share four communication traits that help them succeed as leaders.

1. Visibility

2. Informal presentation style

3. Open to fresh ideas

4. Ability to use tasteful humor

Conclusion: So whether you are a new manager or a veteran manager, increase your visibility, reshape your presentation style until your colleagues forget you are giving a speech, assure every employee you will consider recommendations from every level, and use humor to relieve tension and help people enjoy their job in ways they wouldn’t in a stodgy atmosphere. Make these communication traits your trademarks, and you’ll be well on your way to becoming a masterful manager.

Links: ChampionshipCommunication.com

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