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Jackie Olson

Regional Vice President - Americasams OSRAM

San Francisco Bay Area

Member Since September 2021


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16 practical ways leaders can refine their communication skills

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Good communication skills are an essential key to success for any professional, but especially so for leaders. The art of communication is an essential skill for all leaders. They must learn to communicate effectively with various people, whether they're offering feedback to team members, sharing information with stakeholders, or pitching their organization's services to potential clients or the public at large. To get a message across effectively, leaders must be able to adapt as necessary to each situation. Of course, building this skill comes more easily to some people than it does to others, but it should be actively nurtured by anyone in a leadership position. Fortunately, there are several ways a leader can refine and improve their communication skills. Below, 16 members of Fast Company Executive Board share their best strategies for doing so.

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The ams OSRAM Group, based in Premstaetten/Graz with a co-headquarters in Munich, is a global leader in optical solutions. With over 110 years of combined history, we add intelligence to light and passion to innovation to enrich people’s lives. Discover more about us and our global career opportunities. Our core is defined by deep engineering expertise and the ability to provide global industrial capacity in sensor and light technologies. Our around 30,000 employees worldwide focus on innovation across sensing, illumination and visualization to make journeys safer, medical diagnosis more accurate and daily moments a richer experience. The group achieved well over USD 5 billion in combined revenues in 2020 (pro forma). ams AG is a listed company on the SIX Swiss Exchange (ISIN: AT0000A18XM4). OSRAM Licht AG remains a listed company on the XETRA market in Germany (ISIN: DE000LED4000). Find out more about us at You can also contact us via email: Infos about our privacy policy and data protection can be found here:



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