Tag Archive: Listening

Solution Saturday: 12 Ways to Get People to Listen to You

Forget leading if no one’s listening. The right to be heard is earned. After a recent presentation, I was asked, “How do I deal with someone who isn’t listening to me?” 12 ways… Continue reading

15 Reasons To Ignore Feedback

Most people aren’t qualified to give you feedback. At least it seems that way. You’re feedback is insightful, caring, and helpful. But, their feedback is irrelevant, uncaring, and confusing. Your feedback is right, but,… Continue reading

Five Leadership Resolutions for 2014

A history of failure prevents you from making New Years resolutions. You fell short last time. Why try again? What’s the point? One friend said, “The only resolution I’ve kept is the one… Continue reading

How to Overcome the Perils of Caring Deeply

The things you deeply care about make you dangerous and close-minded. Yesterday, I sat beside a coach who said, “I’m a better coach if I don’t care about the topic of a coaching… Continue reading

My Favorite Mistake

Mistakes make wise leaders better and foolish leaders worse. Wise leaders learn and adapt. Foolish leaders just keep on going. “Still learning” means you don’t know. My favorite mistake: My favorite mistake is… Continue reading

Seven Secrets to Listening When Time is Short

The need to feel important closes ears and open’s mouths. Listening is both humble and humbling. Talking makes you feel important. Listening to others makes them feel important. Seven reasons you don’t listen:… Continue reading