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July 12, 2021

Your Round-Up of The Grossman Group’s Top 10 Blogs on Leadership & Communication in Q2 2021


If you are like me, summer often serves as a good time to slow down a little and catch up on some reading. If you find yourself with a few extra minutes, take a look here at some of the most-read content on my blog the last few months. There’s a great variety of posts with quick tips and strategies to help you lead and communicate in engaging ways. Top content ranges from delivering difficult messages and connecting with hard-to-reach employees, to how to spark dialogue with your team and communicate your strategic plan. There’s also guidance on why you should measure communications within your organization, the power of storytelling, leadership communication fundamentals, and more.

10 Most-Read Leadership & Communication Blogs in Q2 2021

  • Information vs. Communication
    Use these 6 suggestions to create more open dialogue between leaders and teams as a checklist to ensure you’re communicating effectively with all employees.

    Build A Culture Of Communication

  • Communicating Your Strategic Plan to Employees
    As a leader, there are some common tools that you can use to communicate your business strategy. Step 1 is developing a Strategy Communications Plan to help outline your approach, channels and timing. 

    See Other Common Tools

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    My upcoming book (publishing August 2021) explores the impacts of an unprecedented year of change for business leaders, what it means for leaders now and offers hundreds of practical tips and strategies.

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  • Open-Ended Questions Enhance Employee Communication
    You can spark conversation and create dialogue with your team if you use a few common open-ended questions.

    Try These Open-Ended Questions

  • 7 Good Reasons to Measure Communications in Your Organization
    Highlighting key issues and pinpointing critical areas for action is one of my top reasons for measuring communications in your organization. Here are the others.

    Why You Should Measure Communications

  • 8 Successful Tips For Connecting with Hard-to-Reach Employees
    In this world where so many of us are connected 24/7 through technology, there are still many employees who—believe it or not—are hard to reach.

    Tips To Engage Hard-To-Reach Team Members

  • The Power of Storytelling
    Leaders: sharing goals is only one piece of the puzzle. It’s important to develop a “library” of stories that you can refer back to when engaging employees. Here’s what I mean and how to get started.

    Use This Standard Storytelling Formula

  • Communication is the Responsibility of Leadership
    Successful leaders know that communication is an important part of their job, and that poor communication in the company ultimately falls on leaders.

    4 Things Successful Leaders Do

  • 6 Leadership Communication Principles That Work
    I’m often asked what I believe are the most important leadership communication principles leaders should follow. While what’s effective will vary based on the person or situation, I have a shortlist for you to consider.

    6 Fundamentals Of Communication

  • The Courage to Deliver Difficult Messages
    I speak with leaders often about delivering difficult messages. While we hope for these circumstances to be few and far between, there are key approaches for your communications when they happen.

    4 Things To Keep In Mind

How might one of these resources help you lead and communicate even better this year?

—David Grossman

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