We constantly believe that our employees are not able to listen to us. And we try to hammer the message across numerous times through multiple means. But the real issue may not be our employees’ listening ability, but ours (i.e. business leaders).
If you were asked “Who taught you how to speak, read, and write?” you’d probably be able to list teachers who helped you develop those communication skills.
But what if the question was: “Who taught you how to listen?” For most people, the answer would be “no one”.
Roshan Thiran from Leaderonomics talks about ‘Are you listening?’. Is listening really an issue for business leaders?
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Roshan is the Founder and “Kuli” of the Leaderonomics Group of companies. He believes that everyone can be a leader and "make a dent in the universe," in their own special ways. He is featured on TV, radio and numerous publications sharing the Science of Building Leaders and on leadership development. Follow him at www.roshanthiran.com