There are many different elements that come together to create a successful leader. One of the most important is communication. Both communication style and the means with which you communicate can separate a mediocre boss from a great leader.
When managing a number of people, it is easy to fall into autopilot mode and not take into account that you are responsible for individuals rather than just one group. Each person under your management may have different styles of communication. For example, millennials are typically more comfortable conversing electronically while baby boomers would prefer a phone call or face-to-face conversation with their supervisor. However, generational generalizations may get you into trouble here. [Read more…] about Tailoring Your Communication Style to Your Workforce