As a young sports broadcaster I worried about how I was going to get guys to take me seriously. I was concerned about building a reputation that showed I meant business.
I asked everyone I could think of what I should do.
In the end, I realized the best course of action was to show up consistently and treat the conversations I had every day as if they were a valuable business tool – because they are.
The way you approach daily interactions sets you apart and helps demonstrate your potential as a leader. If you’re not approaching conversations with the five factors from the video in mind then you’re missing out. Take a look and then take a closer look at how you think about conversations with colleagues and co-workers.
Jen Mueller is a badass at business communication she’s also the author of The Influential Conversationalist and provides practical conversation strategies based on nearly 20 years as a sports broadcaster. Jen currently serves as the radio sideline reporter for the Seattle Seahawks and is a member of the Seattle Mariners television broadcast team. Jen is the founder of Talk Sporty to Me and a sought after keynote speaker on leadership, communication and empowering women. Contact Jen via email: Jen@TalkSportytoMe.com