Engaged, active listening has far-reaching effects, but this level of listening takes energy, practice and discipline. The good news is that you can up your game by regularly exercising several core practices:
Brief, intermittent notes on mindsets and skill sets that help you become a more innovative and effective leader. Written to be easy to absorb and apply.
As you press forward: executing, navigating, engaging and innovating; finding opportunities in the face of sobering threats and escalating complexities; leveraging often transient competitive advantages; and trying to be the leader you want to be –
What tends to draw your attention first – the work to be done or the people doing it? Most of us have a reflexive orientation toward one or the other, which becomes more pronounced under stress.