Lisa Voso’s Quick Tips for Better Business Communication #2

Listening is a Powerful Tool

In the corporate environment, employees and managers at all levels like to feel like their input is listened to and valued. To foster that environment, ask people to talk about themselves. Ask for their thoughts and feelings on a particular subject. This shows that you are listening to them and you have a genuine interest in what they have to offer.

This dynamic is immensely powerful in strengthening work relationships, getting buy-in and eliciting feedback. Whether you know the person well, or are only briefly acquainted, asking personal, open-ended questions can lead to a stronger bond and contribute to more meaningful conversations.

Share this post:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Featured Tip

“I will greet each new acquaintance with an openness to learn more about the person, a willingness to help, and an offer to stay in touch.” Buzz Gordon, Effective Networking for Busy People

email info@vosoimpact.com phone 253-517-5643