My comment: A leader cannot lead without willing followers. Followers will not follow, nor will they execute the leader’s instructions without understanding the vision and what is expected of them. I see, frequently, those in positions of authority thinking they have conveyed an idea clearly when, in reality, they have not done so in a manner that their audience can understand or accept. This is particularly true in this world of emails, blogs and the like which, on the one hand are effective ways to reach a broad audience and on the other can be cold and impersonal methods of transmitting ideas.
This article offers some practical tips that will enable concise, effective communication
About the author – Robin Beukers MBA CPA CMA CIA
I act as interim c.f.o., controller or special projects lead (for example, development and review of financial statements and internal controls, financial modeling, acquisition/funding risk assessment). Clients range from Fortune 100 level to startups.