4 Irrefutable Reasons Why Business and Communication Go Hand in Hand
This day and age when it seems impossible to get away from phones, emails, messages, Tweets, webinars, pod casts and instant news, most people seemingly permanently attached to one or more device. Communication has become the number 1 skill requirement for almost every position in all the career fields, whether employed or as an entrepreneur.
How you communicate says a lot about you and about how you do business, which in turn makes others, make their decision if they want to do business with you. Some of you are lucky with the computer, no more untidy or difficult handwriting to read, spell checker is an advantage, though it is easy to choose the wrong word, if you are not sure. Grammarly offers great support for written grammar, as that can be tricky too., Rhymer can give you that snappy play on words to make your message market friendly, but all in all your communication comes down to you; it is very personal and it is what connects you to people especially in business, as you do not always meet them face to face.
There are many irrefutable reasons why business and communication go hand in hand, just four of them are:
- 1.It is essential to establish your business brand, first choose your two fonts, one for headings and one for all your body text. Choose an easy to read script form, if people find it hard to read, they will move onto your competitor. Being consistent in your form and tone is You Brand, vitally important in the marketplace.
- 2.Communication is not just words, it is said that a picture speaks a thousand words, using your own images speaks volumes about you and your choices. Beware of “picture” choices as some incredibly successful entrepreneurs have been hit with law suits for using online images.
- 3.Answering people, being bombarded with leads from many areas, causes great fear in people to actually follow them up, either in person on the phone or by email. An enormously important aspect of your business, practice with friends and family, the phone and they keyboard are not business foes, procrastination at this stage of business will without a doubt cause the end of a possibly successful enterprise.
- 4.Learning to pitch, no matter who you are and what you are selling – your knowledge, your service or your product, you need to set you sales. Many people think, I am not a sales person, even think it is a “not quite nice” career. Reality it is, if you have chosen to be an entrepreneur, or want to scale the heights of managerial positions, you will constantly be pitching your ideas and abilities, so do not underestimate the power of this one.
Communication is a huge field on its own and can be a mine field for many, so finding your path through is a careful and planned progress map, just like any major journey. Look for support and never underestimate the power of the word. “You can work twenty years to build a reputation and lose it overnight” from Warren Buffett. Getting your scripting right is a skill, one you can develop with time and effort.