Active Listening Workshop: The Superpower of Leadership

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Active Listening Workshop:

The Superpower of Leadership


Monday, November 18, 2019
5:45 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Uris Hall, Room 326
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Refreshments will be provided with RSVP.

At a time when our devices are becoming our main tool for communicating, listening is becoming a lost art. In this interactive workshop, Adam Bryant – who has interviewed more than 500 CEOs for a series he created for The New York Times and LinkedIn – will share compelling stories and insights from leaders on why it is such an important and underappreciated skill, and share tactics and strategies for becoming a better listener. Master these approaches and you will instantly set yourself apart to business leadership.

Workshop Outline:

1) Overview: Insights on the importance of listening as an essential skill for leadership, providing concrete tools and takeaways that students can put to use right away in their own lives.

2) Mock Interview: A one-on-one interview with Adam to demonstrate the skills in action.

3) Experiential Learning: Students will pair off and, using prompt questions, will interview each other to put the ideas into practice themselves.

About Adam Bryant:

Adam Bryant is senior adviser to the Reuben Mark Initiative for Organizational Character and Leadership at Columbia University. He is also a managing director at Merryck & Co., a senior leadership development and mentoring firm. Prior to joining Merryck, Bryant worked for 18 years at The New York Times, where he created the weekly Corner Office series on leadership. He has written two books on themes and insights that emerged from those interviews.

This event is co-sponsored by Leadership Lab as part of the Reuben Mark Co-Curricular Series.

November 18th, 2019 5:45 PM through  7:30 PM
3022 Broadway
Uris Hall
New York, NY 10027-6902
United States
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Phone: 212-854-1205