I used to grow frustrated every time we held an event or meeting and no one would show up. I thought the announcement was clear. We had date, time, and location. What else could someone need? I began to grow frustrated and made assumptions like:
- Parents do not care.
- Teens are selfish with their time.
- Volunteers are not as sold out.
Those assumptions were unfair. The reality was that my message was not clear.
As a leader you need to be sure that what you communicate is being received and absorbed. While you might feel as if you are doing that, you never can be too sure. That is why you need to be clear on what you are communicating. Never assume you are being clear because you could be making a mess of the situation. That’s because you are: Continue Reading…