Posts Tagged ‘Listening’
Leaders: are you asking the most powerful questions?
Questions are an essential part of every leader’s toolkit. Why? Like an open door, questions can be an invitation to enter and explore. A powerful question can be just the opening everyone needs to get engaged and get the conversation flowing, whether it’s about a difficult topic, building the team, or exploring strategic options. When…Read More
Begin with the essentials to communicate effectively with your team
If you lead a team, your ability to communicate effectively is essential to their success. Effective communication drives engagement and is key to the team’s ability to perform at its best. So, what are the essentials of effective leadership communication? To communicate effectively as a leader, make these practices your communication essentials: To fully appreciate…Read More
Better listening makes you a better leader; four ways to listen well
As a leadership coach, I do a lot of listening. In addition to helping clients strengthen their listening skills, I frequently challenge myself to be an even better listener. I make it a priority because listening is the skill most highly correlated to leadership effectiveness. In reflecting on some of my most valuable ‘listening’ experiences,…Read More