If I could wave a magic wand and solve one problem for the founders and executives I have worked with over the years, it would be to place more emphasis on internal communication.
Unfortunately, as many of you know, communication is often taken for granted in growing organizations. Internal updates are blasted through Slack, half-written in project management software, buried in meetings that get off track and distributed through a smattering of calls, emails and texts.
In those efforts to communicate are processes that are stressful to the receiver and may leave people never really feeling like they have a handle on what is going on. But there is a better way, and it all starts with a solid foundation. Here are five fundamental strategies to help you improve your company's internal communication processes: