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Listening Biases: How Influencers Unwittingly Restrict Possibilities
Monday, 25 May, 2020
Listening Biases: How Influencers Unwittingly Restrict Possibilities

Do you enter conversations to listen for what will confirm your assumptions? Do you assume the responses to your questions provide an accurate representation of the full fact pattern – ‘good’ data – on which to base your follow-on questions? Do

Speaker or Listener: Who’s Responsible For Misunderstandings?
Monday, 27 Jan, 2020
Speaker or Listener: Who’s Responsible For Misunderstandings?

There’s been an age-old argument in the communication field:

Assessment: How much do you suck at listening?
Monday, 23 Dec, 2019
Assessment: How much do you suck at listening?

Answer these questions to see how accurately you hear

We Don’t Know How to Hear Each Other: how biases distort our conversations
Monday, 9 Dec, 2019
We Don’t Know How to Hear Each Other: how biases distort our conversations

So many people are feeling disempowered and ignored,

What Should Coaches Be Listening For?
Monday, 25 Nov, 2019
What Should Coaches Be Listening For?

A coach’s job is to facilitate potential change, usually

Addressing Diversity Through Listening
Tuesday, 5 Nov, 2019
Addressing Diversity Through Listening

Diversity is vital, yet often difficult to attain due to barriers of communication and biases, making assimilation complicated. We know that by diversifying our companies, our schools, our neighborhoods we’re capable of creating all that’s possible; without diversity we limit who gets heard, who gets to lead, what knowledge we deem important, what we teach our children, what creativity looks like. Indeed, misrepresenting and under representing categories of people cost an unimaginable price in money, possibilities, and life. And yet our unconscious