Tips & tricks: Straight talking

Talking with tin can

When communicating strategy with your entire workforce, take care to avoid using the kind of jargon that often finds its way into the original board paper.

That might be appropriate in the rarified atmosphere of meetings at a senior level, but it is like a foreign language compared to the day-to-day conversations staff have at the coal-face. The truth is that these are the folk who will actually deliver the strategy, so your job is to translate the corporate speak into straight talking plain-English.

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