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Episode 83: Rick Bommelje shows you why ‘Listening Pays’ Part 1

Rick Bommelje has over 30 years of professional experience in the fields of leadership, listening, and adult education. Rick is a Professor in the Department of Communication at Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida. The Princeton Review named Rick one of ‘The Best 300 Professors’ in the Nation. He also is the past President of the International Listening Association and was inducted into the Listening Hall of Fame. With a Master’s Degree in Management and a Doctorate in Educational Administration, and executive education at Harvard University and Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, he specializes in the development of listening and leadership behaviors. Rick is also a facilitator with the Center for Courage and Renewal and guides retreats focusing on listening and mindful leadership development.

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What are you going to learn today?

What activity do you do more than any other…why does listening pay…six strategies for better listening…how to build a solid foundation for better listening using the SIER acronym with an hour-glass as a sequence for listening and responding…Sense, Interrupt, Evaluate and Respond…how to lead your emotions rather than have your emotions lead you…knowing vs: doing…going from being a good to a great listener…how to increase your level of ‘mindfulness’.

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