Turning Conflict into Consensus Interview with Christina HaxtonHost: Ted Garrison
Sometime we need to let go of our fact or idea, which leaves room for maybe a better idea, reports Christina Haxton, a leadership consultant. She advises us to stop interrupting, stop adding value and stop one upping other ideas. Instead, actively listening for other ideas will improve our ability to find the best solution.
Wednesday, 18 April 2012 00:00
Cultural Sense: Leading & Managing Cultural Dynamics Interview with Jitske KramerHost: Ted Garrison
As business becomes more global, everyone needs to be able to effectively communicate with various cultures. Jitske Kramer, of Human Dimensions, is an international expert on cultural dynamics. She declares, “We don’t need common sense because then whose sense are we talking about? What we need is cultural sense.” Listen as Kramer explains how we can improve our ability to better connect with people around the world.
Wednesday, 28 March 2012 00:00
Construction Leadership from A to Z Interview with Wally AdamchikHost: Ted Garrison
“Like in any relationship, we earn respect one interaction at a time, when we demonstrate interest in the other,” declares leadership expert Wally Adamchik. Listen as he offers sound advice on how to improve your leadership abilities by focusing on your interactions.
Wednesday, 20 April 2011 00:00
Advanced Communication Skills for Leaders Interview with Sue Hershkowitz-CooreHost: Ted Garrison
Most of us struggle to maximize our communications. Sue Hershkowitz-Coore advises, “We have to be willing to step back and you have to be willing to be present enough to listen.” Improve your communication skills by listening to Hershkowitz-Coore offer some sound advice that we all can use.
Tuesday, 15 March 2011 00:00
Leadership Toward High Performing Buildings Interview with Dana "Deke" SmithHost: Bruce D’Agostino
Dana "Deke" Smith, FAIA, is the Executive Director of the buildingSMART alliance™ a council of the National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS). Deke also serves on the buildingSMART International Executive Board. He is co-author of "Building Information Modeling: A Strategic Implementation Guide" (2009) by Wiley.