How to listen to Haydn and Mozart

Published: Sat, Oct 27, 2007|Filed in: Bookmarks|Topics: , |

by Erik Tarloff in Slate Magazine: The two composers share a common musical idiom; there are many reasons why inexperienced listeners find it hard to tell them apart. · Go to How to listen to Haydn and Mozart →

Evelyn Glennie: How to listen to music with your whole body

Published: Fri, Oct 5, 2007|Filed in: Paul's blog, Videos|Topics: , , , , |

Deaf percussionist Evelyn Glennie leads the audience through an exploration of music not as notes on a page, but as an expression of the human experience. Playing with sensitivity and nuance informed by a soul-deep understanding of and connection to music, she talks about a music that is more than sound waves perceived by the human ear. She illustrates a richer picture that begins with listening to yourself, and includes emotion and intent as well as the complex role of physical spaces -- instrument, concert hall and even the bones and body cavities of musician and listener alike.

The "must-have" skill for every leader

Published: Fri, Oct 5, 2007|Filed in: Bookmarks|Topics: , |

From Interaction Associates: Good listening helps leaders to understand, empathize, and engage their team members and employees. Good listening builds rapport and trust; it invariably improves the relationship. · Go to The “must-have” skill for every leader →

Listening: the Spark of Innovation

Published: Wed, May 9, 2007|Filed in: Bookmarks|Topics: , |

a learned skill…one that goes well beyond bending an ear in someone’s direction and looking as though you’re engaged. · Go to Listening: the Spark of Innovation →

Three Practical Steps for Scaling Up Listening

Published: Fri, Mar 23, 2007|Filed in: Bookmarks|Topics: , |

From Nonprofit Online News: a method of dramatically improving your relationships with stakeholders, whether it’s for fundraising, grassroots activism, or community building · Go to Three Practical Steps for Scaling Up Listening →

Conversation Agent

Published: Thu, Feb 1, 2007|Filed in: Bookmarks|Topics: , , |

Valeria Maltoni’s blog about hosting conversations. I see the conversation as a space. One in which certain dynamics can be created to protect fragile new ideas until they are ready to be implemented. As well, an environment conducive to open thought and · Go to Conversation Agent →

Emotional Intelligence and Success in the New Workplace

Published: Wed, Dec 13, 2006|Filed in: Bookmarks|Topics: , |

Relationships matter. I now always ask, “Who’s the problem?” not “What’s the problem?” · Go to Emotional Intelligence and Success in the New Workplace →

Creating Passionate Users: Still listening

Published: Sat, Nov 25, 2006|Filed in: Bookmarks|Topics: , , , , |

· Go to Creating Passionate Users: Still listening →