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That said . . .
- Companies with highly effective communication practices enjoy 47 percent higher total returns to shareholders compared with the firms that are least effective at communicating.
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- Connected and engaged employees are 87 percent less likely to leave an organization. This is huge when turnover costs can be as high as 100–300 percent of an employee’s base salary.
As we’ll continue to discover throughout the book, the impact of effective brain-based communication has far reach across companies, universities, nonprofits, schools, and community groups. How we connect matters.