All posts tagged Listen

Good presentation skills require us to challenge our preconceptions

What are the elements that make for a good communicator, or conversely, a poor one? Why is it that some have the gift of presenting and some do not? How do presenters stand out when most follow a very similar formula?

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Why a Sesame Street explanation of Empathy Should be at the Centre of your Community Engagement Practice

In community engagement, we talk a lot about collecting people’s ideas and feedback. We talk about the power of active listening. But, if you really believe in community and engaging at a deeper, more meaningful level, then empathy should be the key focus throughout your planning, strategising and most importantly-engagement activity.

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What To Do When Your Employee Opinion Survey Results Are Poor

Most large organisations do employee opinion surveys, and many worry about their results.

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The ART Of Conversation: Listen Up

Sometimes it can feel like you’re the only one listening. Get others to listen by spreading the word.

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Don’t Forget to Talk AND Listen

The two things that people found most challenging when engaging face to face was to a) talk about things in a manner that all stakeholders can understand and b) stop talking and listen.

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