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Communication works both ways!

Posted on March 26, 2024 in Articles & Frank Taylor & Associates

Communication lies at the heart of almost everything we do, so much so that failures in processes are often attributed to ‘systems not talking to each other.’ Even in today’s digital age, the art of effective communication remains paramount. Ask any cross-section of society about the key to business success, and communication would undoubtedly rank near the top of their lists. However, the methods and techniques for effective communication vary widely, highlighting the absence of a one-size-fits-all solution.

Oliver Acton from Frank Taylor & Associates highlights how communication works both ways, stressing the need for team dialogue and listening. Successful practices prioritise two-way communication, fostering an environment conducive to the exchange of ideas and best practices. Actively listening and understanding different viewpoints fosters stronger connections within teams and practices.

In today’s digital landscape, the array of communication channels available is staggering and the need for effective communication is more pronounced than ever. Handwritten memos have given way to emails, texts, and instant messaging platforms like WhatsApp.  Understanding your audience’s preferences and selecting the most effective communication channels is key. While email may suffice for internal communications, direct messaging platforms may be more suitable for reaching patients, ensuring messages are received and understood by all.  Moreover, the importance of maintaining a strong presence on social media cannot be overstated. Good social media accounts can enhance brand visibility, facilitate direct engagement with customers, and serve as platforms for sharing valuable content and updates.

Despite the convenience of digital communication, two aspects remain irreplaceable: face-to-face conversations and clarity of message.

  1. Face-to-face interactions enable immediate feedback, eye contact, and the interpretation of body language—elements lacking in digital exchanges.
  2. Clarity is paramount regardless of the medium used. Messages must be concise, easily understandable, and free from ambiguity to achieve their intended objectives amidst the information overload of the digital age.

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