Are you a listening leader?The significance of listening deeply to others is the topic of many leadership books, seminars, and coaching lectures - including sales leadership resource. I recently had an interesting conversation about the importance of listening. Here’s the story…
Five small steps you can take to make a huge impact on your next-gen leader’s growth. Over the past 5 weeks, I’ve shared video clips of the 5 top tips from my first ever TEDx talk, “Millennial Leadership: Stop Complaining, Start Coaching.” Check them out, then let me know your thoughts, perspectives, and experiences.
We often accuse Millennials of being addicted to their technology, don't we?Personal confession: I’m guilty too!”Here's me with my family having "family time" at the Minnesota State Fair. Hilarious, huh? Well, actually it's a bit embarrassing that someone caught this on camera.What about you?
Experienced leaders have vast amounts of knowledge, wisdom, and insight. As we are coaching and mentoring the emerging leader in our life, we are so excited and want to dump all of this on them as soon as possible. Therefore, we talk, and talk, and talk… Next, our emerging leader loses trust. Then, they disengage. Why? Trust is at its lowest when we talk 75 – 80 percent of the time, and listen only 20 – 25 percent of the time.