To be successful, leaders need to be able to communicate and motivate others. To be effective as a speaker, the orator must understand his or her audience, speak about issues that are important to the listeners in a way they can understand, and show integrity.
From the Division of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, Grand Rapids, MI.
Received for publication April 4, 2012; and revision accepted April 12, 2012.
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 N Evergreen Dr NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.