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Are you guilty of overcommunication?

Jack Smith, Flowers Gallery

It's possible to overcommunicate as a manager, according to Joel Spolsky of Inc.com.

He gives the examples of inviting eight people to a meeting instead of just the three who really need to be there just so no one feels left out, and sending out a companywide email that is only relevant to one person.

Although Spolsky admits communication is important and that failure to communicate causes many organisational problems, he points out the risks of overdoing it.

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