Leaders need to be able to effectively communicate using a variety of mechanisms. From texting, to email, to a phone call, to a meeting, to a group gathering, the capacity for a leader to lead is bounded by their ability to communicate and their skillful use of communication techniques.
Conveying information to groups of people, whether for informational or conversion purposes, the leader is relied upon to use their position to present in ways that further the aim of the organization and increase the connection their people have with the meaningful objectives of the organization.
Understanding what a competency is and how excellence is acquired in a specific competency is an important factor in leadership success. Leaders who regularly take stock in their technical and professional competence, as well as understand the business competence they are asked to lead, can plot their own development and their trajectory for advancement becomes an exponential curve.
Executives report that one of the most important skills a leader can have is the ability to create and communicate a vision. Great vision attracts talent, mobilizes people for action, and creates a connection for workers that gives powerful meaning to their work life.
The goals for this course are: