Why Assuming the Obvious Can Lead to Miscommunication

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. It is not easy to communicate effectively, but it’s one of the most important tools to cultivate when building a business and working collaboratively. One of the biggest roadblocks to successful communication is making assumptions. You’ve likely heard the famous saying about what happens when we “assume.” … Read more

4 Expert-Backed Strategies for Improving Your Communication Skills

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. It happens to the best of us. We’re out at a trendy new restaurant with a friend or colleague we haven’t seen in ages when suddenly, we’re conversation asked a question twice and we’ve been glued to our phone for most of the. It’s not a pleasant … Read more

A Red Button Technique for Effective Communication

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Editing one’s own podcast begins a perilous journey. Agonizing over every little fumble, verbal crutch, filler and awkward pause, one’s mind begins to anticipate each impending “um,” “ah” and “right.” Like pesky little potholes along the way to rhetorical Valhalla β€” they offer a wincing reminder that … Read more

Four Ways to Improve Company Culture in a Year

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. It’s no secret that culture can lead to the success or the demise of a company. Culture can be tricky and it certainly isn’t built overnight. It’s more than a list of values ​​on the wall. It’s how your leaders and teams show up every day, how … Read more

Active Listening as a Corporate Development Tool

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. What happens when you and your employee, friend, family or client speak over each other? Do you think it makes for a productive effort and effective meeting? It’s doubtful. More likely, the interaction could make the other feel unheard, unseen and not taken seriously. Our communication skills … Read more

How to Design a Company Culture That Will Attract Better Employees

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. As entrepreneurs and business leaders form or reorganize their companies, one of the most important things they should get right is workplace culture β€” it’s the foundation for all aspects of business operations and serves as a powerful driver of corporate success. Every company has a corporate … Read more

To Break Down Silos, Build in Cross-Communication

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Since shifting to more remote work, it seems as though companies have become more and more siloed. Smaller circles and greater feelings of isolation make it easier to stay tucked safely inside your own compartment rather than attempt to contribute to a cohesive team purpose. When they’re … Read more