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Listening 2 Leaders improves the performance of top leaders as they face new challenges. Specializing in healthcare, finance, and entrepreneurship, L2L delivers results through executive coaching, leadership training, and strategy development, providing services from Sarasota, Florida to Cape Town, South Africa.
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We ask questions and listen carefully, determining first whether you need us, and then what combination of services best fit your needs. Providing individual assessment, executive coaching, and strategic support, we hold clients accountable for setting and accomplishing extraordinary goals.
We listen for your success
Our success with you is co-created, through total commitment to your goals. L2L believes that good work starts with creating successful partnerships. Our process has a sequence of steps we call potentiation, a term in chemistry when one substance interacts with another to make it more powerful, more effective.
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We’ve heard enough about about selecting a president, so I’m writing about selecting a new employee. Have you ever thought of asking what internet browser they use at home? I wouldn’t have. But now I might. What is it we want in employees? We want people who are productive, loyal, satisfied in their role, can take initiative, right? I just read an interesting study investigating what might be correlated with all those qualities, and therefore what would be a predictor of the right applicant. I remember reading about a Met Life survey years...
The story goes that the filmmakers of Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil wanted a horse and buggy in a scene. They were filming at one of the many wonderful squares in Savannah that are ringed by one way traffic. For some creative agenda they rerouted traffic to come the other way for the shot. But the horse would have none of it. They tried all kinds of ways to get the horse to travel the opposite direction, but with no success. He (or she) knew which way was the “right”...
Persuasion is a topic that most of my clients are interested in. “How can I get my people to just get on board?” I get asked a lot. They would love if I could teach them something called “supersuasion” and today I found a way to do just that in an article I read by Kevin Dutton in the Scientific American Mind March/April 2010, The Power to Persuade. He simplified it with an acronym “SPICE”: Simplicity, Perceived self-interest, Incongruity, Confidence and Empathy. So clearly he used the SPICE acronym...