Episode 8: Conscious Leadership and Active Listening

The Unbroken Place with Eddy Paul Thomas

May 7 2024 • 32 mins

Summary

Conscious leadership is an approach to leadership that emphasizes self-awareness, ethical practices, and personal and professional growth. It is practiced by organizations like Patagonia, Ben and Jerry's, and Google. The tenets of conscious leadership include self-awareness, authenticity, emotional intelligence, empathy, mindfulness, purpose-driven leadership, servant leadership, systems thinking, continuous learning and growth, and ethical and values-driven leadership. Active listening is a crucial aspect of conscious leadership, as it involves fully engaging and understanding the perspectives and concerns of others. Active listening can improve communication, empathy, and connection in both professional and personal relationships.

Takeaways

  • Conscious leadership emphasizes self-awareness, ethical practices, and personal and professional growth.
  • Organizations like Patagonia, Ben and Jerry's, and Google practice conscious leadership.
  • The tenets of conscious leadership include self-awareness, authenticity, emotional intelligence, empathy, mindfulness, purpose-driven leadership, servant leadership, systems thinking, continuous learning and growth, and ethical and values-driven leadership.
  • Active listening is a crucial aspect of conscious leadership and can improve communication, empathy, and connection in both professional and personal relationships.

Chapters

00:00 Introduction to Conscious Leadership and Active Listening 03:24 Notable Organizations Practicing Conscious Leadership 32:24 Applying Active Listening in Personal and Professional Relationships 35:20 Resources for Practicing Active Listening 36:46 Conclusion

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Music: "Open Door" & "I Dare You" by Little Glass Men from the free music archive. This work is openly licensed via CC BY 4.0.