Why Listening Leads to Learning

by / ⠀Blog Entrepreneurship / February 23, 2015

So here is a random and fun fact about Jordyn: I adore Ernest Hemingway; in fact, I once posted a photo of him on my personal Instagram accompanied by the caption Man Crush Monday #bae. His short stories are iconic and timeless. He is one of the greatest American authors, and his ability to convey literary imagery is an absolute turn-on.  Now, we should probably get back on…

Listening: An Essential CEO Skill

by / ⠀Startup Advice / May 13, 2013

As an entrepreneur or CEO, the success of your organization relies upon your interaction with the people around you. You will need to build strong relationships with investors, employees, suppliers, customers and advisors if you want to survive. One of the most important talents required to establish these connections is the delicate art of listening. I adapt many of the following strategies from the writings of the world’s…

6 Steps To Mastering The Art Of Entrepreneurial Listening

by / ⠀Startup Advice / March 11, 2013

People crave the company of a good listener because most people instead of spending more time evaluating what the speaker is saying, spend more time composing their responses.  Sometimes they choke poorly, I’ve been actively involved in many start-up events conducted locally in Dubai and I see these things happen more often than people would care to admit. What is entrepreneurial listening? It is the technique of listening…

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