Tag Archive: Listening

10 Ways to Solve Real Problems

Solving the wrong problem doesn’t help. Helping in the wrong way wastes time and resources. Worse yet, helping in the wrong way usually blows up in your face. Even though it might be… Continue reading

Why Leaders Don’t Listen

When was the last time someone let you know you mattered by listening to you? Real listening is the dodo bird of leadership. 13 reasons leaders don’t listen: Time. Be honest. You don’t have… Continue reading

Solution Saturday: 12 Ways to Get People to Listen to You

Forget leading if no one’s listening. The right to be heard is earned. After a recent presentation, I was asked, “How do I deal with someone who isn’t listening to me?” 12 ways… Continue reading

15 Reasons To Ignore Feedback

Most people aren’t qualified to give you feedback. At least it seems that way. You’re feedback is insightful, caring, and helpful. But, their feedback is irrelevant, uncaring, and confusing. Your feedback is right, but,… Continue reading

Five Leadership Resolutions for 2014

A history of failure prevents you from making New Years resolutions. You fell short last time. Why try again? What’s the point? One friend said, “The only resolution I’ve kept is the one… Continue reading

How to Overcome the Perils of Caring Deeply

The things you deeply care about make you dangerous and close-minded. Yesterday, I sat beside a coach who said, “I’m a better coach if I don’t care about the topic of a coaching… Continue reading