Voice and Language A dynamic leader must also possess a powerful voice that commands control. Through a strong, confident voice the listener is able to recognize the type of leader they are working with. According to Fatt (1999) “A person with a weak voice is usually perceived as lacking confidence, which lowers credibility. A strong voice, on the other hand, shows great confidence (p.37).” Another important element within the voice of the leader is also their pitch. The tone of language of the speaker should vary in pitch, this will assist in retaining the attention of the audience, whether it be only one person or a group of people. By properly emphasizing the right words and using the correct tone adds interest to the message that is being delivered. With a speech that is monotonic and boring the audience loses attention quickly and the speaker begins
Leadership to lose their credibility. It is critical that a leader is able to find their voice and effectively portray their message to others around them. Being an effective leader means being able to effectively communicate to others through accurate speech and language. Listening Skills Listening skills are extremely important for all of leadership within an organization. An effective leader must be viewed as approachable and willing to listen and willing to accept questions from everyone. In order to ensure an audience understands the message that is being conveyed a leader should ask questions to their audience. This helps gain information, introduce new ideas to the message, provides better clarification, and shows an audience that the speaker does care about their opinions. By listening effectively, you will get more information from the people you manage, you will increase others' trust in you, you will reduce conflict, you will better understand how to motivate others, and you will inspire a higher level of commitment in the people you manage. In a large way effective leadership is, effective listening. Effective listening is a way of showing concern for subordinates, and that fosters cohesive bonds, commitment, and trust . Effective listening tends to reduce the frequency of interpersonal conflict and increases the likelihood that when conflicts emerge they will be resolved with a "win-win" solution. In addition, if you listen to the people you manage, you will learn what can really bother them. When you know what bothers them, you will be more effective at motivating them. You can encourage them when they need encouraging, and you will know what kinds of things they value as rewards for a job well done. Some of the basic concepts to being an effective listener include, looking at the person who is speaking to you and maintaining eye contact,
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