We are all communicators! This is how we get things done with other people and your success depends on your ability to get your message through the clutter. The better you become with your communication, the better your results!
I just finished The Power to Connect. It’s a great resource for anyone that exchanges ideas and information in order to influence people’s actions (which is every leader I know!).
6 Key Questions To Ask
What’s in it for them?
God created people so that they do before they get
Why should they care?
Passion is the fuel of action
What 3 things do I want them to remember?
Create a system for them to document these things
How does this apply to them?
Action separates winners from losers
How will they feel after listening to me?
People remember how you make them feel before they remember what you say
What do I appreciate about my audience?
The ultimate communication attitude: Caring
I’ve come to realize that what an audience really wants, even if they don’t know it, is a connection. This comes first and foremost by being yourself. The golden rule I believe is to simply be yourself and not just transmit data but relate to others. You do this best, by being you! As John Mason says, “You were born an original, don’t die a copy!