We hope you enjoyed our interactive online forum theatre session. Here's the content we used in the session (your iKeep) - just click on the image or the link below it. Further down the page are some articles and videos that give additional insight into some of the themes and tools from the session. Good luck using these new tips and tricks in your day-to-day work.
Here's the edited recording of the interactive workshop, with lots of tips and advice on how to have healthier conversations.
Difficult conversations are uncomfortable for everyone involved because they necessitate upholding a standard of decency and respect, says career coach Caroline Castrillon.
We may have learned that we need to let people speak without interrupting but taking turns talking does not truly denote listening. Recognizing when to shift out of our habitual styles and consciously apply alternative styles of listening and responding may allow for more effective and meaningful interactions.
Listening can be a challenging skill to master. Read this short HBR article on the three levels of listening.
Diversity can be both a benefit and a challenge to virtual teams, especially those which are global. This research article dices deep into how diversity works in remote teams.
When interacting with people from another culture, you may be tempted to treat them exactly the way you would want to be treated. But that’s not the most effective way to navigate cultural differences.
The promise of staffing a team with diverse members is that the different perspectives, ideas, and opinions will result in greater performance. The reality is that diverse teams often underperform because people from dissimilar backgrounds often clash.
Ernesto Sirolli proposes that the first step is to listen to the people you're trying to help, and tap into their own entrepreneurial spirit. His advice on what works will help any entrepreneur.
In trying times is more important than ever to consider the feelings of those around you. We are all in our own bubble, and it is crucial for our personal development to understand how other people experience the world.
Julian Treasure says that in an increasingly loud world, "we are losing our listening." In this short talk, he shares five ways to re-tune your ears for conscious listening - to other people and the world around you.
Cultural complexity speaker Erin Meyer breaks down critical elements of international communication affecting day-to-day interactions in an increasingly connected globe.
What role does national culture play in a multicultural workplace?
How can you know when cultural diversity is making a difference?
Nowadays, cultural diversity is important because our workplaces, schools, and other areas of our lives increasingly consist of various cultural, racial, and ethnic groups.
Dr Yang explains more in this short lecture.
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