Develop shorthand & communicate quickly and effectively with your team

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It’s just easier to use shorthand.

This is never more true than when working with your team.  It allows a manager to leverage habits and pre-agreed to norms of behavior to quickly communicate with team members.

But to work properly, our shorthand needs to be carefully scripted so that we can eliminate as much ambiguity as possible.

In this episode:

We build on some of the concepts we talked about in the previous episode and share a few ideas for building and developing shorthand with your team.  We’ll also talk about:

  • Where have I been?
  • Two shorthand topics that I use a lot
    • Can it wait
    • Strong opinion

Show notes:



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About Jason Clause

Originally from the great state of Ohio I relocated to the Bay Area to work in high-tech. A veteran of the dot com boom and bust, I have more than 15 years experience helping small businesses apply information technology to improve business process and increase revenue. I live in Livermore, California with my wife Jennifer and enjoy hiking, having friends over for dinner and quiet time at home. My hobbies include golf, snowboarding, creative writing and performing amateur standup comedy.

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