How do you listen? As you know, this is a BIG topic for us, here at Audira. Listening is not just something you do with your ears (as my 9-year-old would say), but where your focus lies. When listening, are you thinking your own thoughts and secretly distracted by your phone, your big project, or your next meeting? This article is a great take on the importance of listening deeply and offers some simple, practical suggestions on how to create the necessary space to have a real conversation.
Give it a read and try one or two of the suggestions to see how meaningful listening can unlock real magic - confidence, trust, and effective results - in your everyday interactions with co-workers.
Listening Is an Overlooked Leadership Tool - Harvard Business Review