September 28, 2018 – Chief Learning Officer –
Listening is an undervalued leadership skill. To create the best learning culture possible, learning leaders must take their listening skills to the next level.
Israeli’s renowned social scientist Yuval Noah Harari said, “In ancient times, having power meant having access to data. Today, having power means knowing what to ignore.” The quest for power — for knowledge — remains, but access has changed. Being overwhelmed rules the day and parsing through messages for real meaning is a constant challenge. For learning leaders looking for fresh ideas, listening has become a nuanced and critical talent. Here’s how to change at least half of your next conversation and open yourself up to innovation and critical perspectives by bumping up your listening skills.
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