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Listen More. Talk Less

Why is it so challenging to stay quiet? What is the result of over talking or talking exactly at the moment when it would be so much more beneficial to stay silent?

We recently released an episode of Narativ Inc’s LEADERSHIP STORY TALKS podcast that was all about the power of keeping your mouth shut, with the author Dan Lyons and we got so many great insights from the conversation that we decided to write an article about these.

Dan’s book STFU: The Power of Keeping Your Mouth Shut in an Endlessly Noisy World is filled with strategies that are linked in research and in observations of today’s most effective leaders.

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Louisville Students Reinterpret Jon Baptiste's Music
Appreciative Inquiry

Appreciate Inquiry – The Art of Acknowledging and Echoing What You Heard

In a nutshell, Appreciative inquiry is the process of hearing and acknowledging another person and the facts and emotions they expressed. However theory is great but here’s a musical prompt to help us appreciate the this theory. Listen as The Louisville Leopard Percussionists model this practice into action as they play Jon Baptiste’s “I need You” at their recent concert.

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