Archive for January 2019

In Today’s Polarized World, Listening is a Lost Art 1/3

The world at large is suffering from an aversion to the middle ground, moderation and grey areas. Social media demands that we make immediate judgments as to whether we like something or not. Politics the world over seems to be trending far left or far right. No longer is it fashionable to seek compromise, be…

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In Today’s Polarized World, Listening is a Lost Art 2/3

Business owners and leaders must work hard to avoid these overarching societal trends. We must not lose sight of the need for the softer skills associated with listening to customers, staff, other stakeholders and one’s own sense of what is ethical in a fast-paced judgmental world. There exists a real need for healthy debate, fostered…

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