Communications Insight For More Inspiring Leaders Get an Early Touch of the Ball

Get an Early Touch of the Ball

 26th Apr 2022
 
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With meetings, be sure to get an “early touch of the ball”.

Say something in the opening minutes.

(Ideally, in addition to a personal greeting.)

Especially relevant for more junior people.

The longer you remain silent, the more the pressure builds, the more awkward it may become…

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What I've appreciated most has been the increased thought the team has been putting into how they come across and what they say. Colleagues in other teams have already commented on the improvement in both skills and confidence.

 

Emma Truswell | Deputy Head of Services, Open Data Institute (ODI)

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