Listening Skills

Just Listen to This
August 6, 2019 Transformational Coaching
Does it feel like you have about a million things competing for your attention? These days, the “always on” lifestyle is taking a real toll on our available attention spans – for ourselves and others. Plenty has previously been written regarding the price associated with keeping up with a ...
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Leadership Lessons Learned On-the-Job
March 19, 2019 Transformational Coaching
In 2017 and 2018 I was President of my church’s Council, the governing body of the organization. Within days of being installed as President, our minister announced that she was leaving, and instantly I was catapulted into a leadership role I was not expecting. Heading the Council was one ...
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Active Listening is just that … Active!
September 10, 2012 Blog, Monday Morning Wake Up Tips
Active Listening requires a disciplined effort to silence all that internal conversation while we are attempting to listen to another human being. (The Servant: A Simple Story about the True Essence of Leadership, by James C. Hunter)  The skill of active listening requires a disciplined effort. What does that ...
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Listening Creates True Leaders
July 9, 2012 Blog, Monday Morning Wake Up Tips
In a recent blog for Harvard Business Review, Ram Charan, author of The Leadership Pipeline, writes about The Discipline of Listening. He says “for leaders, listening is a central competence for success.” In his work with business leaders he says that 360-degree feedback results indicates that one out of ...
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