07 Aug Prevent Miscommunications at Work With This ONE Tip [Video]
If you’ve ever experienced a miscommunication (and who hasn’t), then you know how frustrating it can be. A missed deadline or delivering a product that isn’t quite right can lead to arguments, a loss in income or even a firing.
How can you prevent miscommunications with your boss, team and customers?
We can express our needs and outline priorities with all parties involved – which I recommend – but even those actions can result in miscommunications.
There is one simple question that has become my go-to question in my life, and one that I share with my clients to ensure their success.
Once you know this question, you may think, “Isn’t this an obvious question to ask?” It can be; however, in my 20 years as a corporate leader, hiring manager and executive coach working across industries, I’ve rarely heard this question asked.
And this question warrants repeating over-and-over.
Prevent Miscommunications at Work With This One Tip
In this video I share the go-to question and how to use it in these different scenarios:
- Setting expectations with your boss, team, clients and other key stakeholders
- Boosting team cohesion
- During a hiring interview
Your turn: Have you used this question, and is it time to ask it again? Maybe you do something else to prevent miscommunications. If so, I’d like to know. Post a comment or schedule a chat below.