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Below the Deck Matters!

Below the Deck Matters!

First a quote: “The most important thing a captain can do is to see the ship through the eyes of the crew.” Michael Abrashoff I read the book “It’s Your Ship” by Michael Abrashoff more than ten years ago and had it on my recommended reading list for...
Leaders are Listeners

Leaders are Listeners

First a quote: “The greatest compliment that was ever paid me was when someone asked me what I thought… and attended to my answer.” — Henry David Thoreau It has been my experience and observation you will be judged as a leader, more by how you listen, than how you...
Taking Turns Isn’t Enough

Taking Turns Isn’t Enough

First a quote: “We put little effort into real listening, we just take turns talking.” – Bob Conklin Years ago, when I first started my consulting practice, I attended a local networking event hosted by our Chamber of Commerce. Anxious to meet potential clients and be...