Ralph Nichols, considered the father of listening, once said, “Our educational system is upside down. We teach least the skill we use most–listening.” With intolerance and incivility on the rise, listening to understand, engage others, encourage ideation and distinguish accurate from misleading data is more important than ever.
Frequently, we get transported by our thoughts to another place and lose all track of time. We zone out. And sadly, unintentionally, we tune out without awareness or triggers for when to tune back in. Click below to learn about Innolect’s equine-assisted learning program focused on building leadership mindfulness.
There seems to be a global crisis in how business leaders’ communications are perceived with only 24% rated as effective. This is a crisis because, for the second year in a row, communication, particularly transparent communication, was ranked as the most important attribute of effective leaders. Click below for information on addressing this issue.