Imagine what could be possible if we learned to listen first? Better flow, understanding and win-win solutions that transcend cultures, beliefs, and languages. Leaders can learn how to provide a safe space and trust for a challenging conversation, which allows for a more dynamic interaction among team members, empowering them to seek solutions themselves and… Continue reading Stop Doing #Listening and Start Being a #Listener with Colin Smith
What does it mean to listen with your heart, not just your head? And how does this help us work at a deeper level with diversity, equity and inclusivity so that we can impact real change? Dr. Teri Varner is an academic visionary with garnered experience in teaching, mentorship, and curriculum development to meet specific… Continue reading The #Power of #listening with your #heart, Giving voice for #Equity and #Inclusion with Dr. Teri Varner
It doesn’t matter what background you have, or what type of job you do or the experiences you have, imagine what could be possible when you learn how to listen to your creativity? Robbie Bach, who is best known for founding and leading the team that created the Xbox did just this. And this process… Continue reading Former #Xbox CEO Robbie Bach on #Listening to #Creativity and Writing His first #Novel
Let’s span the globe with listening activities that focus on creating and strengthening connections.
Listen to connect.
Mentioned Resource: 2021 IDL THEME: LISTEN TO CONNECT
IDL 2021 will be held on September 16, 2021.
Too many interruptions are taking us away from what truly matters. We also see leaders afraid to listen. And this blocks the dynamics of listening, preventing a decision to trickle down to the lower echelons of the organization. Sense-making is a process that uses listening as a tool to foster learning that encompasses innovation, creativity,… Continue reading #Listening to Foster #Innovation, #Creativity and #Transformation with Gemma Jiang
Have you ever noticed how rushing conversations and negotiations can create unnecessary misunderstandings? Or even cause us to miss the point which can lead to critical business outcomes? How can you intentionally listen leading to more effective, innovative solutions? Feedback loops integrating asking, listening, connecting and developing are key towards successful negotiations and building strong… Continue reading #Listening as a #Success Factor for #Sales and #Negotiations with Jürgen Scherer
Listening unites and connects us. Taking time to stop and listen to others, despite culture, race, sexual orientation, views, can create a deep human connection even when we have strong differences of opinions. The powerful transformation brought by listening is one of the simple changes the world never knew we actually needed. No limitations, no… Continue reading Navigating Differences Through Heart-centered Empathic Listening with Juliana Tafur
Consider a time when you spent a lot of time and resources with a group trying to solve a problem, and it seemed like nothing happened as a result. You didn’t feel valued and thought you wasted your time. You wouldn’t do that again. Annie brings clarity as to why this happens in the decision-making… Continue reading Strategic #Listening: The Pathway to #WorldPeace with Annie Rappeport
Being a leader in a Vuca (volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity) world is not easy and according to Susanne Marell, requires listening. And listening takes different forms. Listening to the market and customer trends, listening to my team needs, listening to individual needs and listening to feedback from my team, not to mention the questions… Continue reading #Listening to the Pulse of your #Organization and your #Team in a #VUCA world with Susanne Marell
Have you ever paid attention to the assumptions we have in our conversations with different people? Often when we’re listening to another person tell their story, we’re listening for the things that we want to hear rather than what the other person is trying to show us at that moment. This bias blocks our listening… Continue reading Cultivating Active #Listening “Silence” to Become a Better #Leader with Lori Joubert
Imagine software that can be used to cultivate meaningful connections online. According to Lorenz Sell, this is possible by creating a container where small groups can deeply “listen” to each other, both sync and async. 95% of people who engage in online learning are likely to drop out. In this episode, Lorenz Sell shares how… Continue reading #Technology to Deeply #Listen to Each Other through Small Groups, both Asynchronous and Synchronous with Lorenz Sell
Our busy minds can get in our way with connecting to ourselves and others. Often we blame it on all of the distractions around us. Yet, have you ever paid attention to your basic physical energy level and noticed that after a good night’s sleep you feel like your battery has been charged and you… Continue reading How to #Listen to Yourself, Others and the Big Picture with Victor Pierau
What does listening have to do with belonging? There is currently a lot of buzz around the cost to organizations when employees do not feel belonging. Yet it’s not just buzz. There is more and more research showing that when employees feel like they belong, organizations can reap bottom-line benefits. In this episode, Sarah describes… Continue reading Activating the Value of #Belonging at Work Through #Listening with Sarah Judd Welch
How do we open up ourselves to possibilities, new ideas, and solutions? In this episode, Jane shares the impact of generative listening. She speaks about how her life and relationships have deepened and have become more meaningful as she has learned and practiced this type of listening. She shares stories about how listening helps… Continue reading The #TransformativePower of #GenerativeListening with Jane Adshead-Grant
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This is Raquel Ark, and welcome to Listen IN. Listening can be a superpower in surprising ways. Join me, and be inspired by listening researchers and professionals putting listening into practice beyond what we typically think. We share experiences partnering science and practice for ideas and resources that can help you be more effective at work and at home.
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