Join John Ullmen for an in-depth discussion in this video Communicate to replicate, part of Executive Leadership.
- If people can't remember and repeat what you say … it's as if you never said it, … so keep it simple. … Legendary General Electric CEO Jack Welch, … knowing how important this is … from decades of experience said, … "Managers create complexity. … "Leaders create simplicity." … A key limiting factor for rising leaders … is speaking too much in the language … of their functional specialty: … engineering, finance, technical language, … even business jargon. … Insecure managers try to sound smart. … Welch went on to say they muddle things … with pointless complexity and detail. … They inspire no one. … But simple isn't easy. … The famous French mathematician Blaise Pascal once wrote … to a friend, "I'm sorry for the long letter. … "I didn't have time to write a short one." … Simple isn't just being concise. … It's saying what matters most memorably, briefly. … That's crucial if you want your communication to scale. … One, for people with different perspectives … to understand it similarly, and two, …
- The four disciplines of executive leadership
- Thinking strategically
- Creating shared purpose
- Inspiring confidence—even under pressure
- Motivating and communicating
- Establishing priorities and focus
- Leading change
- Developing yourself
Skill Level Advanced
1. Set a Direction
2. Motivate Commitment
3. Drive for Results
4. Develop Yourself
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