Last week I quoted a Harvard Business School study regarding the importance of communication in Leadership.
The next question is this, "When it comes to communication and marketing, is there a Best tool avaialble?" Yes. The answer is Video, as illustrated above.
Harvard Business School is well known for its sage advice on the topic of leadership in business.
A commentary from the HBS “Working Knowledge” series caught my eye when it discussed the importance of communication in the role of leadership. Here is an excerpt from the article I read:
"Communication is the real work of leadership," says HBS professor Nitin Nohria, who documented the importance of persuasion in his 1992 book Beyond the Hype: Rediscovering the Essence of Management.
There are many variations when it comes to leadership styles. Yet at the core, it may be possible to boil down a person’s central or “core” leadership style as the product of one or the other of two issues: Concentration or Distribution.
Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers, who can cut through argument, debate, and doubt to offer a solution everybody can understand.
—General Colin Powell
wis· dom [ˈwizdəm]
NOUN: the quality of having experience, knowledge, and good judgment.
Over the past few weeks I explored the role that leaders play in looking ahead and preparing for what might be looming on the horizon. This discussion came to the forefront of my thinking because the month of September was National Preparedness Month in the United States. OK, so now it is October and it’s time to move on to another topic – well, sort of…
Last week, in an ongoing discussion regarding the US National focus during September on disaster preparedness, I stated that, “Prudence and leadership are definitely close cousins. And the month of September is a great month to practice both.”