You can't lead without great communication skills.

Great communicators are intentional about it, and there are 10 secrets they rely on to deliver a powerful message. Put these secrets to work in your communication and watch your influence soar.

Wherever you are on your career path, honing your leadership skills will serve you well.

No one ever became a great leader without first becoming a great communicator.

Great leaders connect with people on an emotional level every time they speak. Their words inspire others to achieve more than they ever thought possible.

  1. They Know Their Audience

  2. They Are Experts In Body Language

  3. They Are Honest

  4. They Are Authentic

  5. They Speak With Authority

  6. They Speak To Groups As Individuals

  7. They Have Ears (And They Use Them)

  8. They Use Phrases Like 'It’s My Fault,' 'I Was Wrong,' and 'I’m Sorry'

  9. They Solicit Feedback

  10. They’re Proactive

Bringing It All Together

Great communicators stand out from the crowd. They’re honest. They’re authentic. They listen. They excel in communication because they value it, and that’s the critical first step to becoming a great leader.