"Want to become a better leader? Stop talking and start listening. Being a leader should not be viewed as a license to increase the volume of rhetoric. Rather astute leaders know there is far more to be gained by surrendering the floor than by dominating it" (Myatt, 2012).
Do you dominate conversations or do you display active listening? Has your communication style been helpful to you in building relationships or has your communication style been a barrier of relationship development?
Liopis, G. (2013, May 20). 6 ways effective listening can make you a better leader. Forbes. Retrieved: http://www.forbes.com/sites/glennllopis/2013/05/20/6-effective-ways-listening-can-make-you-a-better-leader/
Myatt, M. (2012, February 9). Why most leaders need to shut up and listen. Forbes. Retrieved: http://www.forbes.com/sites/mikemyatt/2012/02/09/why-most-leaders-need-to-shut-up-listen/