What would you guess is the #1 leadership skill? Well, there are many skills to being a great leader but arguably the best skill is the ability to be a great listener. Nike Air Jordan 9
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According to Robert Greenleaf, father of the modern day Servant Leadership framework, identified listening as a “primary characteristic—and differentiating factor—of servant-leaders, or individuals who lead by investing in, focusing on and caring about the success of those individuals being led.” In another study done at Yale University they asked 1,200 people in the business community what is the #1 leadership skill they want in their boss….the overwhelming answer was to “to be heard” or simply to be listened to. Goedkoop Adidas Stan Smith Kopen Nike Air Max 2017 Air Max 2017 Dames wit This skill is sorely lacking in today’s society, yet it is so important. kanken fjallraven france store locator for new balance shoes In Covey’s 7 Habits he dedicated one of the 7 habits to listening. adidas neo uomo Goedkoop Nike Air Max new balance 574 femme noir et rouge Habit 5–Seek 1st to Understand, Then to be Understood. Air Jordan 8
Try to put yourself in their shoes, and quit “thinking about what you are going to say while the other person is talking.” a very deep shift in paradigm. Womens Air Jordan 11 Asics Pas Cher We typically seek first to be understood. Adidas Zx 500 Homme Sac Kanken Asics Gel Lyte 3 “Most people do not listen with the intent to understand, they listen with the intent to reply. ZX 700 Air Jordan 8 Retro New Balance 998 damskie They’re either speaking or preparing to speak” (know anybody like this?). Air Max Thea Mujer air max 1 pas cher So, when Covey mentions to listen empathically he means to listen with the intent to understand, to get inside the other person’s shoes and see it from their frame of reference.