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Communication is key in the workplace

How well do you communicate?

Communication skills are foundational to everything that we do including work.

Communication is a critical component in successfully responding to change, enhancing innovation and promoting continuous improvement.

Your task

Find an example of when you demonstrated good communication skills and write a response in the comments section.

Focus on the following aspects as a guide:

  • What event, task or project required your effective communication skills?
  • Did this skill bring you or the team success in this endeavour?
  • What made this experience a good example of communication?
  • Any recommendations you can give to be more effective at communication?

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