Day: 11 April 2011 - Carole Spiers Group

Day: April 11, 2011

Listening is the Secret Weapon of Good Leaders

Do you ever feel awkward in conversation with others – either at work or at home? Are there times when you are at a complete loss as what to say next? Have you ever been accused of interrupting or finishing other people’s sentences for them? If so, you are not alone.
Being a good conversationalist is an art. For some, it comes naturally and the words flow without effort but for many others, it is often a challenge.
If I sit back and listen to a discussion that is flowing well, I can actually hear the specific techniques that are being used quite naturally.
These inter-personal skills can be learnt and here are some tips to help you become a better communicator.