Listening

What Is the Best Thing For Leaders to Do During Times of Change?

​As discussed in yesterday’s post, there were many things to consider for the person who is impacted by a major organizational change.  Going through this change can be an emotional rollercoaster.  Will they be impacted by the change?  Is there a way to try to look at it in a positive way and not see it as personal?  Have they started to prepare for this situation in advance of this occurring?   Using some of the ideas in yesterday’s post can…
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Are you ready to improve your communication?

How many times have you had a conversation with someone and you walked away feeling like everything was understood?   Then you find out later, that you and the other person came away with two completely different understandings.  It seems so impossible, but it happens every single day.  This recently happened to me.  I had to re-analyze the conversation to figure out what may have caused this misunderstanding.   Think about the number of conversations that you are having every single day…
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Being Present for the Thanksgiving Holiday

The Thanksgiving Holiday is fast approaching this week in the U.S.  It is the time of year that people are thinking about what they are grateful for and spending time with their families.    It is one of the holidays that so many people travel to be together looking forward to having all of those traditional foods and desserts to celebrate the day. In a lot of cases, you will be seeing family members and friends that you don’t see very…
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