Talk! Listen! Talk! Entrepreneurs are communicating all the time!
You might be a lone wolf or a leader of a new Start Up, or perhaps just getting ready to rock. Be that as it may, one thing is for sure, you have lots of things on your mind and you need to tell people about them.
You want to have a great core message, be able to pitch it to investors, new hires, fellow team employees, customers and every stakeholder you can think of. You have to talk on the phone, converse over coffee and present like there's no tomorrow.
So how can you find the time to get good at it?
This is where a coach comes in. Stop for a moment and take a few hours to invest in yourself. Get clear. Use the coach as a sounding board and learn some useful communication tips and techniques to up your game.
Learn how to manage group dynamics, hold the attention of a group, improve your voice and delivery and get your message across clearly in a way that makes it memorable. Get buy in. Your business future depends on it.
- Getting clear.
- Building rapport.
- Creating instant engagement.
- Enrolling people with differing learning styles.
- Presenting with presence.
- Dealing with difficult questions.
- Framing, future pacing, using questions and pauses.
- Presentation styles for different kinds of content.
- Body language, movement and gesture.
- Using your voice -pitch,tone,pace and volume.
Your coaching begins with the clear identification and discussion of your goals and aspirations. Once prioritised, a range of approaches are then used to develop your capabilities, from straightforward skill development, to analysing the psychology which will support your leadership approach. You'll be reviewing what happens and working towards improvements. Working on you... as you work on your business.