The most powerful thing you can do as a leader

Talk less.  Listen more.

It’s as simple as that.

So that is all my blog is going to say today.

Talk less.  Listen more.

Try this for just today and tell me what you notice…


  1. […] as well as altruistic and selfish perspective to become a better coach as a leader. See here and here for […]

  2. Lynne Banks on September 19, 2013 at 9:40 pm

    Does that apply to my coaching session as well haha!

    Lynne Banks
    Sales Director – NZ & International
    Bell Tea & Coffee Company
    DD: +649 274 2863
    MOB: +6421 506 280
    Email: [email protected]

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Suzi McAlpine is a Leadership Development Specialist and author of the award-winning leadership blog, The Leader’s Digest. She writes and teaches about accomplished leadership, what magic emerges when it’s present, and how to ignite better leadership in individuals, teams and organisations. Suzi has been a leader and senior executive herself, working alongside CEOs and executive teams in a variety of roles. Her experience has included being a head-hunter, an executive coach, and a practice leader for a division at the world’s largest HR consulting firm. Suzi provides a range of services as a Leadership Development Specialist, including executive coaching, leadership workshops and development programmes for CEOs, leadership teams and organisations throughout New Zealand.

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