‘Noise’ no longer refers just to sound, but to the general distractions that make our lives chaotic and stressful. We’re constantly busy, but are we effective? We’ve mastered multi-tasking, but do we really get more done in half the time? Communication is something we believe we’re experts at. Maybe in terms of personal broadcasting, we have. But the victim in all of this is our ability to truly listen.
Since conversations consume so much of our time, it’s worth trying to improve them. The leader’s perception of how a conversation has gone can be quite different from others who are also in the conversation.addressing, answer, committed, consume, contributing, conversation, decision-making, decisions, dialogue, different, download, evaluate, everyone, exchange, exercise, follow, gone, group, help, houston, identify, important, improve, influenced, issues, key, leader, link, listed, others, outcome, participating, perception, powerful, practices, profitable, quality, questions, quite, reflection, specifically, staying, topic, worth
The Elephant in the Room is an English metaphorical idiom for an obvious truth or problem that is going unaddressed, that no one wants to discuss. It is applicable when a subject is emotionally charged and the people who might have spoken up decide that it is probably best avoided.addresses, affect, avoids, begin, best, bring, communication, contributes, conversation, courage, discuss, dynamics, elephant, enables, everyone, face, feeling, gets, going, important, insights, issue, kantor, lead, level, listed, needed, outcome, people, person, powerful, preoccupied, quality, questions, really, recognises, reflect, response, risks, room, saying, situation, start, subject, test, theory, thinking, unaddressed, voicing, wants
Are you one of the 4 out of 5 managers who believe that developing appropriate leadership and management styles is the main challenge facing your organisation?appropriate, award, believe, challenge, change, check, conversation, curious, currently, deliver, developing, difference, facing, help, improve, infographic, leadership, looking, love, main, managers, meantime, minutes, organisation, please, pproach, programme, questions, read, really, standards, styles, winning