How To Communicate As A Leader w/ Jeremy Herrman (EP. 10)

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Thread Talks Episode #10 with Jeremy Herrman. 

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Challenges with communication clarity often lead to misunderstandings, frustration, and inefficiency in both personal and professional interactions. Clarity in communication ensures that by the end of a conversation, both parties understand the actions to take or what should happen next.

In this thought-provoking episode, Jeremy Herrman, CEO and Co-founder of ClarityNOW, delves into the essence of clarity in communication and sheds light on the origin of the name ClarityNOW. Jeremy also explores whether individuals can learn the skill of asking the right questions and shares practical examples of how to do so effectively in any conversation.

He highlights qualities that define great leaders and communicators, stressing the importance of genuine care for others, authenticity, setting clear expectations, regular team check-ins, and consistent training.

Tune in to find out why maintaining regular check-ins is crucial for remote teams to stay connected and gain insights into why Jeremy believes one person can effectively lead only 7-8 individuals for optimal results.

During this episode, you will learn about:

[01:22] Who is Jeremy Herrman?  

[02:03] The origin of the name ClarityNOW

[04:26] What does communication mean to Jeremy?

[06:27] Can the skill of asking the right questions be learned?

[07:53] An example of how to effectively ask the right questions during a conversation

[10:20] What being an exceptional communicator and having a successful business entails

[16:50] Qualities of a great leader and communicator

[18:32] How often should you be checking in with a remote team to maintain connection 

[19:21] Why Jeremy believes one person can only effectively lead 7-8 people 

Key Takeaways:

• When communication is clear, it ensures both parties understand what actions to take or what should happen next after a conversation. [04:31]

• Communication isn’t solely about presenting things properly; more importantly, it’s about being authentic and genuinely caring about people. [04:52]

• God gave you two ears and one mouth for a reason: talk less, listen more. [05:14]

• People don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care. [05:46]

• Success in business or leadership depends on establishing clear expectations upfront. [10:28]

• Most people need to be shown something eight times before they actually get it. [15:49]

• A great leader and communicator demonstrates genuine care for others, asks questions, is authentic, sets clear expectations, regularly checks in on their team, and provides consistent training. [16:46]

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