"The art of communication is the language of leadership." James Humes
Over the course of my corporate career, I’ve sat in my fair share of meetings that left me feeling inconvenienced and uninspired. Once I became a small business owner, I designed my own communication strategy with efficiency and impact in mind. These meeting formats have helped me build a strong company culture and develop a dynamic team that's delivered results year after year.
We're all so multifaceted, juggling work, family, romance, etc. We do our best to keep all the balls in the air and prevent a challenge in one area from affecting the others. But what if the key to success is not in compartmentalizing, but rather in embracing all the facets that make us a whole human, and sharing that person with the people in our lives?
I spent my corporate career bouncing around between locations. Change was part of the job, and it wasn’t long before I developed my own checklist for winning over a new team. I eventually applied this approach when I took over my family’s 30-year-old business. No matter the industry, this strategy has overcome generational, racial, gender, and tenure gaps.