Effective Communication for Manufacturing Leaders

Episode 234 | Challenges: Leadership

How to effectively communicate with your teamAre you communicating with your team effectively? Step up your communication skills this week as Jason Zenger shares 10 effective tips to improve your communication as a leader. 

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  • Jason discusses "miscommunication" (1:02)
  • Jim shares good news about Carr Machine & Tool. (5:28)
  • The guys discuss this week's manufacturing news. (7:44)
  • Tip #1: How to be self aware to understand your team better. (14:30) 
  • Tip #2: Why you should assume the best in others when you communicate. (15:47)
  • Tip #3: Have a mutual best outcome in mind while communicating.  (17:01) 
  • Tip #4: Be direct and forthcoming, but be empathetic. (19:02) 
  • Tip #5: Be open with your team: Share your thoughts and ideas with your team. (20:33)
  • Tip #6: Understand people can handle bad news better than they can handle lack of communications. (21:30) 
  • Tip #7: Be specific with what you're asking for. (22:48)
  • Tip #8: Seek to understand your team. (27:20)
  • Tip #9: Over communicate. (29:54) 
  • Tip #10: Learn how others like to receive communication. (31:14)


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