November 14, 2018 – Entrepreneurs –
Listening is an important leadership skill because it contributes to employee engagement. Employees who feel like their perspective matters share information openly and candidly which can be invaluable in effective problem-solving and timely goal accomplishment for both individuals and teams. An open, listening culture communicates value for individuals, their perspective and experience. Unfortunately, we often inhibit or prevent real connection when we knowingly or unknowingly engage in ineffective listening practices.
Here are seven different types of listening that can negatively impact our ability to effectively connect with and truly hear what others have to say.
Listening Seekers, what are your thoughts?