(via How to Listen Like a Leader) Why listen:#1. Listening saves…

(via How to Listen Like a Leader)

Why listen:

#1. Listening saves time. Stop answering questions that aren’t being asked and solving problems that don’t exist.

#2. Talent goes to sleep when leaders give all the answers.

#3. Answer-givers end up needing to give more answers. Teams become dependent.

  1. Individuals learn to wait, rather than taking initiative..
  2. Leaders becomes overworked and overwhelmed.

#4. Listening strengthens connections.

#5. Listening is the path to learning.

Growth happens in community.

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