Careers Apr 10, 2017
Video: High Performers “Seek to Understand Before Being Understood”
How fostering trust can further your career and make your job easier.
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The best performers in any business have talent and grit. But everyone knows that those two qualities alone are not enough to keep high-potential employees on track—they need to build and maintain trust in those around them.
Carter Cast, a clinical professor of innovation and entrepreneurship at the Kellogg School, describes how high-potential employees should prioritize understanding before being understood.
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Kelly Michelson, a professor of bioethics and medical humanities at the Feinberg School of Medicine and director of the Institute for Public Health and Medicine, discusses how learning to effectively listen is central to gaining the trust of her patients and their caregivers.
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