Communication Strategies And Effective Leadership Essay

1098 Words Sep 10th, 2015 5 Pages
Communication Strategies and Effective Leadership
Ask 10 people what communication strategies are associated with effective leadership and you’ll probably get 12 different answers. I’ve been in the communication industry now for 15 years and in that time had my fair share of “leaders”. Due to a recent promotion I’m now in management, Manager of one, and it’s hard enough to keep my one employee engaged all the time, I couldn’t image if I had 10,15, or 20 direct reports. Throughout my 15 year career if my math is correct I’ve reported to 12 different managers. So when it comes to leadership style I’ve had my fair share. When asked what communication strategies are associated with effective leadership I say, its a decisive, motivational, humble approach that best suits me.

Being Decisive- I’m placing a high level of importance on being decisive. What I mean by this is making a decision and sticking with it. The company I work for is moving in a new direction for the year 2020 therefore, everything we do today is for 2020. Internet of things is the hot technology phrase right now. The internet of things is the development of the internet in which everyday objects have network connectivity, allowing them to send and receive data. This is huge for our industry and leadership has determined and being decisive in delivering the message that It’s my job to make myself relevant to the company 's vision for the year 2020. This is a very clear vision. Because this…

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