Why leaders need to be more self-aware

Managers who have little idea of how they are coming across to others, who aren't fully conscious of the effects of the messages they are sending, have difficulties with employees. On the other hand, managers who seem more insightful about their relationships with others generally get along better with employees and are more effective.

Decoding management communication

Communication is the oil that keeps the engine of your organization running smoothly, and it all starts with management. 

"I never met a good manager who wasn’t also a good communicator.” Today, more than two decades later, I still remember the conversation well.

I was discussing “what makes an effective manager” with one of our company’s HR executives.