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Less is More

 

Many of us have heard the old adage, “less is more.” And as a manager, there are multiple circumstances to which this applies.

As it relates to communicating with your employees, as an example, it’s important to not only know what to say, but what not to say. Whether it’s a difficult conversation you must have with your employee, or general communication in an email. Haven’t many of us experienced a co-worker who sends an email – no, a novel – regarding a topic that could have been summed up fairly quickly?

Remove everything that is non-essential to your message. Keep it brief. Start every email and every presentation with the punch line.

So what about when more is more? When you consider how much time you spend with your employees, more is more. You can do this by:

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