June 23, 2022
Pro-tip — if your team communications feel like small talk on a first date, it’s going to need some help. And soon.
The importance of communicating within teams cannot be underestimated. Even ignoring the statistics, teams that don’t communicate effectively are just plain worse for wear. They don’t have any connections to one another, they don’t have any shared goals, and they just aren’t very engaged in their work. And as we know, an unengaged employee is an unhappy employee.
If you’re struggling to keep the conversation going between yourself and your team, you’re certainly not alone. Fortunately, finding a fix is easier than you might think! Let’s explore some tactics for enhancing team communications in any industry, including some tools you can use to make it happen!
Your employees need communication to empower their regular activities. You might already have a system that works for you, but powering it up with streamlined solutions keeps all information flowing freely (and without you having to rack your brain for solutions).
As you start the process of enhancing any current groundwork, consider ways you can elevate these critical communication touchpoints of your business.
Team communication is the best communication (trust us on this one). The more it’s improved, the more work it will do, and the better your company may perform as a result.
It’s not enough to just plop a strategy down in front of your employees. What you need is feedback to keep progress going — and lots of it!
As you start forging ahead with enhanced team communications, start collecting feedback by:
The more you listen to your employees, the better at communicating you’ll become. And who doesn’t want that?
Contrary to (very) popular belief, great communication can’t be built in a vacuum. It takes attention to detail, lots of intentionality, and plenty of resources to get from point A to point B. And if you’re anything like the rest of us (i.e. busy businesses), you need tools in order to work at your optimal efficiency.
Your team members will love engaging with communication tools like:
And we’re just getting started! There are all sorts of communication tools you may choose to use, but the bottom line is to choose something comprehensive, inclusive, and integrative.
Will there always be breakdowns in communication? Sure. But are there ways to keep it from happening? Absolutely! With Motivosity by your side, you’ll be keeping the communication boogeymen at bay no matter how big your enterprise may be!
Our Connect software was designed to eliminate pain points on a single integrative dashboard. Encourage employees to communicate far beyond the water cooler with recognition and rewards that are adjustable for your teams. Better yet, create personality profiles, company files, and interest groups that keep everyone on the same page.
We’re not just tooting our own horn, either. According to more than 2,000+ wildly happy customers, Motivosity is one of the best communication strategies out there for enhanced team communications. And by the way — it’s legit totally free.