6 Foolproof Ways To Listen For What People Listen For

“What do the people you’re trying to influence, at work, ‘listen’ for?” That’s one of the questions I asked attendees of a breakout session I did on leadership for the American Academy of Home Care Medicine, last month. “Typically, 6-8 things,” I continued, as I put up the following slide: Let me explain: The Crux …

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“Shisa Kanko” for Leaders

Japanese rail workers routinely point at signs as they read them aloud. The practice is called shisa kanko and, according to a study conducted by the Japan Railway Technical Research Institute, it has enabled a MAJOR improvement in occupational safety – as in reducing unforced errors by 85%!!! It works like this: Apparently, merely engaging one’s eyes, …

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How To Stop Lying To Yourself (Even Though It Feels So Good)

What is Restraint Bias? Restraint Bias is our (inaccurate) belief that we can control natural urges more than we really can. But even beyond that, we often TEST ourselves just to prove we can. Except, we typically CANNOT. “Oh, I don’t need to prep so I won’t get defensive when they challenge my hold-backs at …

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Rainy Day Wisdom

A oldie, but definitely a goodie, from the archives: RAINY DAY WISDOM What the rain has to say about dreariness, exuberance, and getting yourself going again – especially on those days when you just don’t feel like it. Download your copy at: https://www.leadershiptraction.com/articles/RainyDayWisdom.pdf. Enjoy!  

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