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Leaders Can Halt the Great Resignation — Stop Talking & Start Listening 

Several years ago, an Innolect executive coach was featured on an ABC 20/20 segment entitled, “Excessive Talking.” The piece highlighted a newly hired leader who had something to add to every conversation, interrupted others in meetings, failed to ask questions of his team—and had been divorced twice. He talked too much. When his manager noticed …

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Listening: Examples from Great Leaders

As a leader, the ability to listen to those around you is critical – and listening goes far beyond hearing. Listening is a skill that has to be learned and honed. Like all skills, we can learn much from leaders of the past who mastered the practice. Nelson Mandela, who was known for listening to …

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Listening Burnout: Take Steps to Overcome Your Derailers

“Leaders who don’t listen will eventually be surrounded by people who have nothing to say.” -Andy Stanley According to APA’s 2021 Work and Well-being Survey, American workers across the board saw heightened rates of burnout. In the U.S., 79% of employees had experienced work-related stress in the month before the survey. It’s important to note …

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How Does Helping Reduce Turnover and Increase Team Satisfaction?

During the January Olympic trials, Erin Jackson, the world’s top-rated 500-meter speed skater, wobbled and lost a hundredth of a second. She came in third, one spot short of qualifying. Teammate Brittany Bowe, who had qualified in the 500-meter, 1000-meter and 1500-meter races, demonstrated extraordinary sportsmanship when she gave up her 500-meter spot so that …

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Do Expectations Set You Up to Fail?

“My expectations were reduced to zero when I was 21. Everything since then has been a bonus.” — Stephen W. Hawking, English Physicist “Expectations were like fine pottery. The harder you held them, the more likely they were to crack.” — Brandon Sanderson, Author   Expectation Management: Key to Your Success Whether aware or not, …

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