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What is self-leadership?

When we discuss self-leadership, we often address things like the self-direction and self-motivation needed to lead ourselves through a task or goal. Goal setting, mental practice, self-monitoring, and designing natural rewards are aspects of self-leadership. For me, the difference between traditional leadership and self-leadership is the absence of a manager that would normally generate the … Continue reading What is self-leadership?

Are you an active listener?

Active listening: the process of sensing a sender’s signals, evaluating them accurately, and responding appropriately. These three attributes of active listening only pertain to the receiver’s end of a communication transaction, and frequently cycle through each step during a conversation. I find that I regularly have a problem with interrupting people during conversations that I … Continue reading Are you an active listener?

How to Improve Training Effectiveness in Adult Learners

Here is an excerpt from http://www.strengtheningnonprofits.org on Tips to improve Training Effectiveness in Adult Learners. Incorporate adults’ prior learning and experience It’s important to capitalize on the rich prior experience that adult learners have when they enter the training by incorporating that experience into the session. Also, inaccurate information that people think is correct can … Continue reading How to Improve Training Effectiveness in Adult Learners

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