In this episode, we discuss how to be a better listener. We explain the SLOWER listening model; we share stories and strategies about how to listen and stay engaged in a conversation. Listening is a top leadership skill; people want to feel heard and understood.

Questions explored in this episode:

  1. What does it mean to be a good listener?
  2. What is the SLOWER listening method?
  3. What are ways I can get better at listening?

We are giving practical and implementable tools to transform individuals, organizations, families, cities, and nations.

Ford Taylor is a leadership solutions trainer, strategist, and speaker. With a primary emphasis on the people who serve an organization while simultaneously maintaining a clear focus on the business or organization itself, Ford shares straight-forward, practical solutions through authentic leadership training and individualized leadership consulting. Ford helps to both define and navigate leadership in today’s business culture with an empathetic intelligence derived from decades of experience with an array of people, personalities, and companies both large and small.

Patrick Williams met Ford Taylor in 2014, and his life was truly “transformed.” Learning, sharing, and modeling the tools and ingredients of Transformational Leadership has profoundly impacted not only his marriage and relationships but also his business interests, community involvement, and faith. Patrick loves people and lives to encourage others to be the best versions of themselves.