171: Why Executives Need to Hear Their Team More

If you really want to improve your leadership, it’s time to LISTEN UP my love…

Let’s talk about why executives need to hear their team more!

In today’s episode, I invite senior leader & champion of the data world, Jenn Gionfriddo, to have an important conversation about why listening is so essential as an executive skill, the difference between listening and acquiesing, and the practical ways you can get better at really hearing what you need to from your team. 

Ready to take a look at how much you’re really listening to your team?

Let’s go to the show!

We dive into:

  • Jenn’s journey to running a data governance organization
  • Exploring how the skill of listening can uplevel your leadership
  • The KEY things you can do to be a better listener
  • Listening vs. Acquiescing
  • The negative impacts of not listening to your team (and how to know if you need to do some work here)
  • What “listen up” means to Jenn – and identifying ALL the pieces of listening
  • And more

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