People are the most important resource of a business, and there are two things that every person wants in life. If you don’t provide these to your employees they will never be fully engaged in your team. They may put in the hours but they will never reach their full potential.
So what are these two critical things that everyone in life wants? They want to be heard and respected.
Heard and respected go hand in hand. When communication is healthy it flows freely in both directions, and people feel respected as the result of being heard.
In a recent online Interact/Harris Poll of more than 1,000 U.S. workers, 91 percent said that lack of communication skills significantly lowered the effectiveness of their managers.
In another study, lack of communication with their direct supervisor was a leading cause of employee turnover... Read More