Are you aware that the art of listening is tied to effective leadership? Do you know that listening skill has been identified as one of the top skills employers seek in both entry-level and promoted employees?
According to stats by the International Listening Association, “Spoken words only account for 30-35% of the meaning. The rest is transmitted through nonverbal communication that only can be detected through visual and auditory listening.”
Pierced for love sake
Bruised, beaten & broken
By those who ought to be friends
Bound with chains
Shackles, fetters & locks
By those who should be allies
As leaders and entrepreneurs operating in today’s economy otherwise known as the knowledge economy. Many critical factors contribute to the building of a successful and enduring enterprise. One of such factors is investment in the growth and development of your people – i.e. your employees, your team, your workforce or your constituency.
People are the only repository of knowledge and as a result they are your main resource.