Corporate Communication Strategies for Business Success

An actionable guide to simple and profitable business communication
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  • Lectures 19
  • Contents Video: 43 mins
    Other: 4 mins
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 4/2014 English

Course Description

WHY ARE YOU YELLING?

Stressed out from all the time and money lost as a result of poor communication in your life?

Get everyone on the same page with the lessons and wisdom shared in Corporate Communication Strategies for Business Success, by Paul D. Foster. It's a practical and to-the-point guide for facilitating productive workplace communication that can be applied to both your professional and personal life.

This course will help you lead a happier, more productive life, with richer and more fulfilling relationships. In this course, we share real stories, important concepts and practical methods for dealing with the problems that come from poor communication. It's no-nonsense, actionable real world advice that will help you unlock your full potential with just a few easy steps.

What are the requirements?

  • An open mind and desire to lead communication improvements by example.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • In this course, you will learn how to identify what communication problems may be hidden in your workplace or at home, why they happen, and learn a practical step-by-step method for action.

What is the target audience?

  • People looking to have their voices heard in the workplace.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: My First Section
Introduction
Preview
03:01
A serious real life example
Preview
02:38
02:13

How we do it

Principles to find out what is really going on in the business:

1) We create a respectful and open ‘space’ to collect feedback

2) We share the results with management anonymously and without repercussions to the employees

3) We dedicate at least two hours of focused meeting time to allow employees to stimulate their memory, listen to their coworkers, and contribute when they are ready to do so.

4) We bring an unbiased focus to the meetings. We don’t work at your business, so we don’t have a history of expected behaviors. We are not involved in the personal feelings, emotions, and dynamics that exist between any of the employees who have spent any length of time together.

5) We get the owner’s commitment up front to act on the feedback and suggestions we collect.

02:42

How you can do it

Principles to find out what is really going on in the business:

1) Create a respectful “space”

2) Make your employees feel comfortable by eliminating the “blame game”

3) Carve out time for the important conversations

4) Set aside the personal feelings and focus on business.

5) Send the message with actions instead of talk.

Focus on the little things
02:30
Section 2: A story of right and wrong
A story of right and wrong
02:12
More about the story
02:24
Section 3: Step 3
Management is responsible
02:10
A typical experience of owners and managers
03:02
Respect
02:54
Workplace Motivation Survey
Article
Awareness and removal of confirmation bias
Article
Communication is more than your words
02:22
Stories we tell ourselves about the future
02:39
Seek first to understand, then to be understood
01:27
Section 4: A method for action
A method for action
11:08
Checklist for "Having The Chat"
Article
Section 5: Bonus
Guide to holding productive meetings
Article
"Having The Chat" eBook
Article

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Instructor Biography

Paul D. Foster, CPA, CA and Small Business Advisor

Paul Foster is the founder and leader of the team at The Business Therapist®. His business experience began as a trusted advisor (CPA, CA) to small business families as the owner and founder of an accounting firm which he sold after 20 years.

In 2010, Paul was recognized by his business advising peers as the RANONE North American Advisor of the Year.

In 2011, Paul went ‘back to school’ himself as the Entrepreneur in Residence and then as the Lean Startup Advisor, both positions at the Odette School of Business at University of Windsor. Throw in a trip to Stanford for Steve Blank’s Lean Launchpad program in June of 2013 and some painful lessons as a startup founder himself, Paul is a seasoned veteran of the business development world.

Whether you are starting, growing or selling your business, Paul has the knowledge and relevant real life stories ready to share with you.

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