[FLR] Listening to Complainers is Bad for Your Brain! | Friday Leadership Report

Happy Friday,
 
Quiet, can you hear it? One of our clients, a new CEO, went on a “listening” tour in the first two weeks of his new role. Taking some time to listen, really listen, is one of the most important leadership skills you can develop.     
 
 Inc,Listening to Complainers Is Bad for Your Brain

FastCompany | Seek First to Understand – Listen To Lead
 
McKinsey | The Executive’s Guide to Better Listening

 

 

CJ | Listening to Expectations 

 
TED | Ernesto Sirolli: Want to Help Someone? Shut Up and Listen!

“We have two ears and one mouth so we may listen more and talk the less.” Roman Philosopher Epictetus  

 

Leading, along the road with you!

 

Alan

 

P.S.  Listening is one of many skills that leaders need to succeed. Looking for more? We’ve got the tools and the team to help both you and your company. Click here for details on our Leadership Identity Program.  

 

P.P.S. Share on our Facebook  page what you’ve learned from listening in your role.