'Communication! Communication! Communication!'

Froschheiser, Lee
August 2008
Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Aug2008, Vol. 45 Issue 8, p40
Trade Publication
The author reflects on the most important key to success in business leadership in the U.S. It states that generally, a leader's success is directly tied to his or her ability to focus on the business fundamentals. He adds that the most important key to great leadership is clear communication. He says that regardless of whether a leader talks about business, politics, sports or the military, the best leaders are first-rate communicators.


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