1. Why We Shouldn’t Be Giving Advice

    June 20, 2016 by Elaine Suess

    The ability to communicate well impacts everything we do at work. Expertise in what I call Conversational Leadership extends even beyond work.

    “The art of communication is the language of leadership.” James Humes

    A critical element of Conversational Leadership is whether you’re most often asking questions or giving advice.

    Advice As Pain

    While I don’t have the research reference to share with you, a friend who studies the brain recently shared with me that giving advice lights up the same area of the brain that pain does. Ouch!

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