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From Faith to Politics: How to Navigate Difficult Conversations in the Workplace

In today's climate, it can feel difficult and even dangerous to bring up topics like faith and politics in the workplace. The thought of hurting a colleague's feelings or facing consequences with one's employment status can feel like too much of a risk to take. For many of us, engaging in tough conversations has the potential to create rifts between friends, family and colleagues. People on all sides of an issue may feel judged, ostracized for their views, or uncomfortable with speaking their truth.

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6 Ways to Become a Better Listener

Listening is one of the most foundational and critical skills in building relationships at home and at work. It's not always easy to listen well, but with practice, we can all improve our skills. Here's six ways you can start.

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What's Your Listening Style? Knowing It Will Make You a Better Leader.

The way you communicate can build or break connections. Remember to pause before giving your opinion.

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What I Learned From Apple CEO Tim Cook and How It Changed How I Lead

Tim Cook demonstrated expertise in this one key leadership trait that all of us can — and should — adapt for our businesses.

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The Art of Active Listening Requires Leaving Your Ego Behind

Remember to be fully present. Active listening helps people feel respected and valued.

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The 3 Success Secrets Every Entrepreneur Needs To Follow

Learning how to communicate through active listening, complete writing and constructive ideas is the key to success for every entrepreneur.

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How To Create a Work Culture Where Everyone Has A Voice

Creating a space where everyone is heard is a core principle to implement in business and life.

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Listening Will Make You a Great Leader

Successful leaders learn to listen because they know it's imperative to the survival of their business.

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Unlock the Powerful Gifts Your Disability Taught You About Being a Better Leader

Empathy and active listening are two skills every effective leader should have. The experience of living with a disability provides an advantage in recognizing the importance of these skills and wielding them in the workplace.

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3 Ways Deep Listening Will Transform Your Life

Listening is critical to not only understanding other people, but also to having fulfilling lives.

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Why Active Listening Is a Critical Skill for Founders and Entrepreneurs

How you listen to your employees and associates has a direct impact on your success.

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Your Step-by-Step Guide to Overcoming a Business Crisis

Don't panic, take a deep breath and listen.

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3 Ways Increasing Your Empathy Makes You a More Effective Leader

Research shows empathetic leaders foster more productive, engaged and innovative teams.