If people knew the true gold in listening, there would be a listening gym on every corner

Lisa Gill Lisa Gill October 7, 2020

Illustration by Sophie Wainwright

Why listening is an ability we all need to practise if we want more self-managing teams

The following is an extract from the book ‘Moose Heads on the Table: Stories About Self-Managing Organisations from Sweden’ by Karin Tenelius and Lisa Gill.

“Listening is at the source of all great leadership. It is a core skill, not only for leadership, but for all domains of professional mastery.” 
– Otto Scharmer, Presencing Institute

“The experience of being understood, versus interpreted, is so compelling you can charge admission.” — B. Joseph Pine II

Here are some access points into developing a listening way of being:

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Want to learn more? You’ll find more information about the book and how to order it here.