Language and Leaders

Booher, Dianna
February 2009
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Feb2009, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p11
The article determines the importance of language to leaders. It states that poor written and oral communication can limit one's social standing and negatively affect relationships. Suggestions to executives when communicating with constituents include watching one's use of verbs, avoiding jargon, and learning the proper grammar. It is encouraged that negative news must be delivered in a straightforward manner but in a positive language that is related to the future.


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