What stops us from listening – to everyone, all the time?

In the middle of a conversation, my team member said with frustration, “Padma, will you please allow me to complete. Please listen to me.” I said, “Go ahead”. While I thought, “why are you getting into unnecessary details, just come to the point.” I have also been at the receiving end. I remember working with … Continue reading What stops us from listening – to everyone, all the time?

Want to Coach Others? – First Develop the Right Mindset and Core Skills

Coaching is a word that is often used in the corporate world: executive coaching, on-the-job coaching, off-the-job coaching, leaders as coaches…. the list goes on. Despite all this fanfare, if you ask an average employee about his or her coaching experience — how often he has been coached or benefited from coaching — the answer … Continue reading Want to Coach Others? – First Develop the Right Mindset and Core Skills