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Tagged With: listening skills

Listening Skills and Learning Skills

It was interesting to notice my five year olds response to something which has been challenging our relationship over the past two weeks.  I want to share wtih you a real time experience around listening and learning.

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How do you know coaching works?

It’s always interesting to gain other people’s opinions on what they see as “coaching”.  Some people confuse coaching with mentoring or training.  The world of work is complex and constantly changing.  Fast paced and high pressured, it places increasingly tough demands on employees through organisations. Consequently leaders and managers at all levels need a broad … Continue reading »

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Big Talk, Little Talk – which do you prefer?

  Communication is vital to effective leadership, but so is the ability to listen. Martin Johnson, former captain (and now coach) of the England rugby team, describes two types of communication as “big talk” and “little talk” .Little talk as he puts it makes the big talk happen. This means giving direction and encouragement, but … Continue reading »

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