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Good Listening Is More Than Simply Paying Attention

Paying Attention Is Not Listening

“We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak.” – Epictetus “The quieter you become, the more you can hear.” – Ram Dass “Listen more than you talk. Nobody learned anything by hearing themselves speak.” – Richard Branson Most of us are very familiar with these […] continue reading

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A Year of Crisis: Nancy Duarte’s Successful Leadership Story

A Year of Crisis Nancy Duartes Successful Leadership Story

In times of crisis, good leadership is displayed through empathy and authority. When the COVID-19 pandemic began, Nancy Duarte invited employees to contact her at any time with questions or concerns. She also gave us permission to do what we needed to feel healthy, safe, and supported—whether that meant taking extra vacation or sick days […] continue reading

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