Conversation is an important part of leadership and change as:
- Vision must be shared, before it can be lived, this requires conversation.
- Change is underpinned by conversation. Organisations change, when people change and people change one conversation at a time.
- Employee engagement is driven by meaning and purpose, this requires conversation.
- Execution requires alignment of action. this requires conversation.
Given the importance of conversations to leadership, the following principles serve as a useful guides for leaders looking to shape conversation: