Nothing I say this day will teach me anything. So if I’m going to learn, I must do it by listening. – Larry King
Thanks for joining us today for the Always Forward Leadership Podcast. Today, Amanda and I are talking about the critical leadership skill of listening. I believe that in order to be a great leader, you first have to be a great listener.
As we break this topic down, we cover:
- Hearing vs. Listening
- Easy steps to take to become a better listener
- Physical signs of a great listener
- How to “listen” to body language and facial expressions
- Developing better emotional intelligence through listening
If you want to take your listening to the next level, take a look at these experts for additional resources:
As a leader, I hope you’ll make it your mission to be known as a great listener.
Question: If you asked your spouse or coworker today if you are a good listener, what would they say? How will you work to improve your listening skills this month?