Email, Slack, Teams, text messages… we communicate with words a lot. Words matter. They do. And so does body language, tone, and context. Leadership isn’t only about the words we choose. It’s about listening actively, and understanding your team’s perspectives, concerns, and ideas. Making people feel that they, and the work they do, matters requires […]
On the next episode of The Leadership Communication Show, I speak with a fellow communication and leadership coach and trainer, Richard Newman. He is the Founder of a company called UK Body Talk and over the past 23 years he and his team have trained over 120,000 business leaders around the world to improve their communication and leadership impact.
As a leader, your words are important, but your body language is just as powerful in communicating your message. In fact, research has shown that up to 55% of communication is conveyed through nonverbal cues such as posture, gestures, and facial expressions. Effective leaders are aware of the messages their body language is sending and
Since March of 2022, I’ve met more new people than I likely have in the past 10 years. Remote work, virtual meetings, and online networking have expanded my network immensely. It’s one of the silver linings from living through a global pandemic. As thankful as I am for this broadened network of friends and colleagues,
When you are a leader, you set the tone. It does not matter if you are leading a multi-million-dollar company or a meeting with two other people — when you’re in charge, you have immense power to influence those who look to you for guidance, direction, or inspiration. Use your power well. Take that extra