Leaders who cannot communicate are toast. We are revisiting a blog post from earlier this year that really resonated with me today as I was planning this broadcast.
“Do you understand what I just said?”
That was one of my mother’s questions that always got my attention.
I can recall dozens of times my mother asking that question, usually when I was but one small step from incurring serious discipline. It was a question loaded with a serious warning.
Conversely, as a recruiter, there are times when I have wanted to ask a candidate: Do you understand what you just said?