The answer you seek is in Relationship. This is repeated over and over as a key to success.
Here is David Solomon from Goldman Sachs:
The other thing I’d point to that’s so important is there is a real emphasis when people are interviewing around academics and I.Q. I think it’s way overweighted,” Solomon told the students. “There should be equal emphasis on E.Q. and how you interact with people, how you relate to people, and how you connect with people.
And even in a world where more and more machines and technology are disrupting the way we do business and the way we all connect, a lot of the value is still created through human interaction and the ability to motivate people or get people to move in a direction with you. All of those are things in my experience here that had a meaningful impact on me and helped me along the way.” —article: Goldman Sachs CEO reveals the valuable job skill he’s finding less and less
Over and over again, we are hearing the need for improved connection and human interaction for motivation and direction. The arts has dedicated itself to the fulfillment of connection—both to content and to the audience. Now, we are hearing about the profitability of good communication in the workplace. How about a place for leaders to learn and practice the art of great communication?
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