Saying It Right: Why Business Communication Can Make One Successful

SHEZA FIROZ
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15 January, 2024

In the race to develop hard skills, novice Professionals neglect a critical building block to success -  the ability to communicate with confidence, clarity, and persuasion. If fifty candidates have stellar data analysis skills, the one with the power to interact well will stand out above the rest. Your speech is your professional persona - it can make or break your career trajectory. But why?

Enrich Company Culture

  • At any institution, how employees and superiors communicate with each other will set the tone for their professional experiences. 
  • Professional, encouraging and clear communication will result in a work culture that is equally professional and positive. 
  • It will create a positive and enriching work experience for all the parties involved in the organisation.

Build Lasting Connections

  • Strong Communication will help craft stable relationships with clients, potential investors, and stakeholders. 
  • The power to interact in a clear, engaging, and respectful manner will cultivate an impression of reliability, professionalism, and confidence. 
  • An impressive professional reputation, in turn, can open many doors, invite many opportunities, and build a lasting legacy in the industry.

Boost Employee Satisfaction

  • A boss who can communicate with his or her subordinates in a straightforward, considerate, and helpful manner will always be able to unleash their employees’ best potential. 
  • An atmosphere of clear and encouraging communication can help employees efficiently perform their duties and feel accomplished.
  • This can result in lower turnover rates and greater productivity and satisfaction.

Enhance Collaboration & Teamwork 

  • When working on projects with strict deadlines and high stakes, it is crucial to have open communication.
  • It helps keep misinformation and conflicts to a minimum and allows for a smoother workflow. 
  • Ultimately, good business communication can contribute to a project’s timely completion and positive results.

Tackle Misconceptions

  • The fast-paced workplaces of today involve instant communication that can quickly transform into miscommunication. 
  • The first step to addressing any grievances arising from misunderstandings involves transparent communication from all parties involved. 
  • This shines a spotlight on the point of miscommunication, the intentions of the communicator, and the perception of the aggrieved party. From thereon, clarifications and solutions can be discussed.

Upskilling in Business Communication must be on every success-oriented Professional’s To-Do List. Ready to ace your communication game? Get started with UniAthena’s Basics of Business Communication Short Course. This 100% Online, Free-to-Learn course is the perfect opportunity to improve your communication on the go. Benefit from our byte-sized modules and self-paced learning to make learning that much easier. Sign up now, and charm the world tomorrow.

Sheza Firoz
Junior Content Writer

UniAthena

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