Will Ghali used SoundWave at Pukka Herbs, to help understand how experimenting with different communication styles could improve his effectiveness as his team’s leader.
”Developing an awareness of your natural preferences and becoming skilled at experimenting with different communication styles is a tremendous skill for leaders to learn.”
Name: Will Ghali
Job title: CEO
Name of business: WearerTech
What were you working on when you first encountered SoundWave?
This relates to the work I did with SoundWave at Pukka Herbs. I was charged with improving the quality of the dialogue within the leadership team, to improve their effectiveness as a group. This was done to help a small, inspiring start-up, heavily reliant on the founders, transition through rapid expansion and growth. They wanted to retain their innovative and entrepreneurial spirit as they scaled up to become bigger and more global in their outlook.
How did the use of SoundWave benefit your business?
It helped a group of strong functional individuals in a leadership team appreciate their impact on others, and to start to work as a cohesive management team with a common goal, leveraging each other’s strengths.
How did SoundWave benefit you personally?
I was able to understand my strengths and preferred communication style and appreciate that I could develop a broader repertoire of communication strategies to make change happen faster.
Best thing about SoundWave?
It’s practical and easy to apply.
In what situation would SoundWave be most useful?
Where a team of people need to work in a very collaborative and integrated way.
Developing an awareness of your natural preferences and becoming skilled at experimenting with different communication styles is a tremendous skill for leaders to learn, in order to improve their personal and team effectiveness.