Building excellent relationships with a large number of other people, avoiding CEO disease, encouraging positive thinking and innovation, using language from the edge, and effectively dealing with conflict and change are all critically important for leaders. All of these require excellent communication skills.
From the Division of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, Grand Rapids, MI.
Conflicts of interest and sources of funding: none declared.
Reprints: Jay A. Harolds, MD, Division of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, Advanced Radiology Services, PC, 3264 North Evergreen Dr NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.