Do you as MD hold too few meetings and rather depend on sending internal e-mails about important matters to managers and other team members who are in your proximity? Or if you hold meetings, how sensitive are you to the patterns of communication in the room?
Wearable electronic sensors that captured patterns of communication without recording the discussions have provided data worth taking note of. With remarkable consistency, the data showed that the most important predictor of a team’s success was its communication patterns. And these patterns were as significant as all others factors – intelligence, personality, skills, strengths and the substance of discussions – combined.keywords: effective communication, effective meetings, leadership