Management by text message is playing to the strength of the tool – not the team.
When friction creeps up in your communication, it might be that your tools have come between you and your team.
If you’ve ever had a text exchange that went something like this.
EMPLOYEE: When do we need to order from the vendor to get the product by the time the project starts?
YOU: Which vendor? What project?
… you’ve already lost the most valuable part of the text message value… quick answers.
See if this helps:
Create more 1-on-1 time for you and your management team so that by the time it comes down to a text message…
You’ll get better questions that allow you to communicate with clarity.