LISTENING is a huge skill. Clients need to listen to their consultants. If they could listen well enough, then consultants might not be needed. Obviously consultants need to listen wholisitically to clients. Bosses and employees need to listen to each other. All of us need to listen to our bodies/our hearts/ and God. Rushing around, doing too much, is a detriment to listening — and thus getting anything right.
Source: The 10 Practices of Coaching-Leaders Pt. 2
Today, sharing a post by Dan Rockwell, a business consultant who often puts out great and short stuff. Next post, a great book on similar topic.