“Alistair Cooke” “Letter from America” “BBC” “Communication” ” Leadership”

“I know” verses “What do you think?”

– Posted in: Business, Psychology, Success

Why are the words “I know” so limiting and the words “What do you think?” so powerful? I have just seen a Youtube video by Tom Peters, entitled “LEADERSHIP: 4 Most Important Words.” In the video, Tom says “...if you're really interested in engaging your workforce, you'll use four simple words – “What do you think?” While watching Tom’s video I remembered the exact opposite of Tom’s paradigm. It was a time when I told my father that I enjoyed listening to Alistair Cooke’s, BBC radio broadcasts, entitled ‘Letter from America’. My Dad was surprised. At the time, I had not realised that Alistair Cooke had been broadcasting since 1946! […]