#98 Leadership Communication Mastery with Gina London

The 360 Leadhership Podcast, Episode 98, 08 November 2023 by Lucy Gernon

Do you want to be a better communicator?

Many women in leadership roles share a common desire – They want to enhance their communication skills. They desire to be recognised, heard, and have their opinion considered.

Despite their incredible accomplishments, they often feel like their voices aren’t getting the attention they deserve.

Does that resonate with you?

I get it. I’ve been there too.

So, when I crossed paths with Gina, I wanted to have this remarkable lady on the show.

Gina London is the founder of the Language of Leadership program and an Emmy award-winning former CNN correspondent. Her expertise lies in leadership communications, with a particular focus on infusing more personality and authority into leaders’ communication styles, while also emphasising clarity and brevity. 

In this week’s episode, she brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the table, bringing light on the intricacies of leadership communication. We explore the importance of communication as a foundation in leadership and the journey to enhance one’s presence and impact in the corporate world.

If you’re on a quest to become a better communicator and a more impactful leader, Gina shares some essential traits that she observed in the top executives she worked with.

1. Competence

They continuously refine their knowledge and skills, staying at the forefront of their industries. To follow in their footsteps, strive for excellence in your area of expertise. Keep learning, adapting, and growing to become a leader known for their competence.

2. Authenticity

They inspire trust and loyalty by being open and honest. Embrace your authenticity, and let your true self shine in your leadership role. Authenticity builds connections and fosters stronger, more collaborative teams.

3. Openness

They are approachable and receptive to feedback and new ideas. They encourage open communication and create environments where everyone’s voice is valued. To foster openness in your leadership, actively listen to your team, encourage diverse perspectives, and be willing to adapt based on the information and insights you receive. Openness leads to innovative solutions and a positive work culture.

Here’s the episode at a glance:

[1:49]  Why is Networking and Self-Acceptance Important?

[6:03] Do You Have Networking Anxiety? Try Doing These…

[20:55] How To Cultivate Depth of Interest in Conversation?

[26:22] The Game Changing Tip on How To Improve Communication and Leadership Skill

[31:27] A Proven Strategy on How To Have Authentic Communication.

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