Steven R. Covey’s best-selling book, The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, discusses the importance of “listening on a deep level to understand others before we seek to understand.” Exemplary leaders frequent this behavior, “actively listening to diverse points of view.” Take some time today to reflect on your listening levels. Ask yourself, “How might listening to connect and understand with team members impact my leadership?” Click on the link below to view the artic
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Leadershift: The 11 Essential Changes Every Leader Must Embrace by John C. Maxwell (2019, Kindle Edition) John Maxwell is reputedly one of the most influential leadership experts in the world, having sold more than 30 million books in 50 languages. Like all of Maxwell’s books, Leadershift is masterfully written and offers shrewd and actionable advice that is relatable for leaders at all levels. In this book, Maxwell adds a new concept to the leadership lexicon—Leadershift—whi
Think about your last team meeting. Was it productive, insightful, and engaging – or was it boring and a waste of your time? As team members lose interest during meetings, they fail to interact, raise critical issues, and/ or challenge perspectives. Some members become more concerned with keeping the peace and getting out on time. People become engaged during meetings when there is something at stake. The best leaders give team members a reason to care even before the meeting