Leveraging Leadership

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Emily Sander

25 March 2024

34m 44s

Write Better at Work! Transform your Corporate Messages w/ Business Writing Expert, Erin Lebacqz

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34:44

Erin Lebacqz is an accomplished educator and author of, “High Value Writing.” 

Upgrade your business communication with the insights of Erin: 

-       Crafting messages with audience needs in mind

-       How to communicate with CLARITY

-       Active voice vs. passive voice, deciding when to use each

-       What level of directness to use in different scenarios

-       Nuances of global communication and cultural sensitivities

-       Rephrasing from a directive to a question

-       Unspoken rules on emojis

-       How to build and maintain trust through all channels of communication!

 Examples:

-       “Do you still need information?” (Is that sentence snarky or helpful?)

-       “The committee requires/requests your input” (verbs carry tone)

-       “You need more evidence in the report” / “Page 3 needs more evidence” (who or what is the focus of your sentence?)

Erin Lebacqz on LinkedIn

High Value Writing Website

Erin’s book High Value Writing

 Guest Bio

Erin empowers professionals to craft impactful messages, with a passion for teaching clear, empathetic dialogue, she assists executive teams in refining their messaging strategies, from boardroom briefs to company-wide announcements. Her transformative book, "High Value Writing," has become an essential guide for business leaders seeking to communicate with clarity and confidence in a globalized workplace.

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Timestamps

00:58 Discussing Effective Business Communication

03:12 Strategies for Effective Group Presentations

05:26 Considerations for Different Communication Channels

07:47 The Role of Emojis in Professional Communication

20:00 Navigating International and Multicultural Communication

23:18 Building Trust Through Effective Communication

27:47 Promoting Open Conversations About Communication

32:14 Conclusion and Resources for Further Learning

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Emily Sander is a C-suite executive turned leadership coach. Her corporate career spanned Fortune 500 companies and scrappy start-ups. She is an ICF-certified leadership coach and the author of two books, An Insider’s Perspective on the Chief of Staff and Hacking Executive Leadership. Emily works with early to senior executives to step into effective leadership with one-on-one coaching. Go here to read her story from seasoned executive to knowledgeable coach.

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