As a small business leader, you know just how influential your presence is on your business. Your team relies on you to guide culture, set the tone, and steer the company to success. One of the best ways to chase that success is to focus on how to improve your communication. It’s an area where everyone can improve and one that pays off broadly across a business. When communication is improved, everyone benefits, from entry-level team members to executive employees.
Here are a few ways small business leaders can improve communication with their teams.
Ask For Criticism— And Embrace It
Honest feedback is one of the most valuable things an employee can give their leaders; unfortunately, many leaders react negatively when accepting less-than-stellar feedback. Small businesses, in particular, might be sensitive to input from impatient customers.