November 27, 2008

Listening Skills Revisited – 6 – All Ideas are Valued

If one of your employees gives you a suggestion in a meeting or otherwise, encourage them.

If you don’t like their idea don’t dismiss it off-handedly. Explore with them where there may be flaws.

Your personal experience should feed into the success of the team as a whole.

Always listen encouragingly to their ideas and make sure that you compliment them on their enthusiasm and positive participation.

Filed under Developing Your People, Managing Me by Martin

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