5 Easy Ways To Enhance Communication at Work

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Good communication at work is vital. Many people believe poor communication can lead to failure at work. One way to increase good communication in the work place is to get it in writing. People are less likely to forget if the communication is in writing. Understand that people are different, and in being so, may have preferences in how they like to communicate. Make yourself approachable by having an open door policy. Hold a stand up meeting–this is a great way to touch base with everyone. Lastly, try blogging, it’s a great way to appeal to millennials.

Key Takeaways:

  • Communication is tough. Ninety-seven percent of employees and executives agree that a lack of team alignment negatively impacts performance.
  • 5 ways to enhance communication: get it down in writing, know your personality types, have an open-door policy, do a daily stand-up meeting, and encourage team members to blog.
  • Communication is what ultimately determines whether you retain talent or lose valuable team members to competitors.

“Ninety-seven percent of of employees and executives agree that a lack of team alignment negatively impacts performance, and 86 percent believe that ineffective communication leads to workplace failures.”


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