/ Published February 10, 2021
Communication is inextricably linked to leadership
How do you inspire others?
At the very heart of leadership lies effective communication. Leadership communication is reflective of both internal and external communication. As GEN Douglas McArthur wrote, "The leader must have developed to the highest degree his own understanding of human nature ... for in battle men will follow only those whose demonstrated efficiency inspires confidence and respect."
Leadership communication provides purpose and context to the activities that individuals, groups, organizations or communities experience. It includes the full range of communication skills and resources to make meaningful and lasting connections. We are dedicated to provide leaders at all levels the training and education to become effective communicators.
"Effectively leading people is the art of command. Commanders must maintain effective communication processes and ensure unit members are well disciplined, trained and developed." Air Force Instruction 1-2: Commander's Responsibilities