Repetition and consistency are vital in the communication of a leader.
To ensure you’re regularly hitting the important stuff in your communication, consider what your “sayings” are.
What are the things employees consistently hear from you? And what are the things employees should hear from you more consistently?
You might want to adopt sayings around things you think are perennially important for your team to remember. For example, one of mine is “early and often.” I repeat this regularly so people on my team know to bring me any issues they see “early and often.”
You might also adopt sayings around your team’s strategic objectives. I know one leader who told his marketing team repeatedly, “We look and act like a $100 million marketing organization.”
Instilling this message repeatedly influenced the team to think like the big players in their market—and as it turned out, he later had to increase the dollar amount to reflect their rapid growth.
So, what are the handful of sayings you will adopt as a leader? Choose them carefully, then use them consistently!
Here is a list of Wise Words you may find helpful or inspiring:
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