If someone asked you how well you follow directions, what would your answer be? Now, if someone asked you how well you give directions – would your answer be the same? Very often what you mean to say and what is interpreted are two different things. Here are two activities that reinforce the importance of […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Do you have a friend who’s a good listener? Why do you feel that way about him or her? It’s probably because they listen to understand – not listen to respond. There’s a subtle difference and it’s a great skill to have. Recently, I worked with a small board of directors at their annual retreat. […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
There’s been a lot written about qualities of great leaders and what makes a great team. As meeting planners we often rotate between being the team leader and being a team member. Here are some leadership lessons I’ve learned to take your team from OK to awesome. Delegate It’s a wonderful concept, but often poorly executed. […]Continue Reading... No Comments.