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Keynote presentation East Asian Regional Council of Schools November 2013, Bangkok, Thailand

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    • Listening As A Radical Act of Teaching and Learning EARCOS Leadership Conference, Bangkok, Thailand November 3, 2013 Kirsten Olson Old Sow Coaching and Consulting, USA @olsonkirsten 1 1
    • No “Who’s Who of Listening...” 2 2
    • REVOLUTION 3 3
    • “TO BE LISTENED TO IS STRIKING, PARTICULARLY BECAUSE IT IS SO RARE.” -PARKER PALMER 4 4
    • “Being listened to is so close to being loved most of us cannot tell the difference.” -David Oxberg 5 5
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    • Experiences of school 7 7
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    • LISTENING TO STUDENTS (WITHOUT JUDGMENT) 10
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    • “  I  told  my   teacher  I   wanted  to  go  to   college.    He  said   I’d  be  pregnant   and  drop  out  in   two  years.”     15
    • “I’m  one  taco   short  of  a   combina6on   pla9er.” 16
    • “My math teacher told me, ‘You’ll be flipping burgers for the rest of your life. Don’t even try to learn math.” 17 17
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    • WE WILL HAVE TO ‘LISTEN INTO’ OUR 19 19
    • END OF SCHOOLING 20 20
    • Dawn of Learning 21 21
    • “Frankly, I had never thought of listening as an important subject by itself. But now that I am aware of it, I think that perhaps 80% of my work depends on my listening to someone, or on someone else listening to me.” “I’ve been thinking back about things that have gone wrong over the past couple of years, and I suddenly realized that many of the troubles have resulted from someone not hearing something, or getting it in a distorted way.” “It’s interesting to me that we have considered so many facets of communication in the school organization, but have inadvertently overlooked listening. I’ve about decided that it’s the most important link in the organization’s communications, and it’s obviously also the weakest one.” 22 22
    • Listening As An Essential Act of Leadership 23
    • Listening Accelerates Development: Our Own and Others’ 24 24
    • Listening Creates Pathways to Complex Systemic Thinking 25 25
    • LISTENING WARRIOR 26 26
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    • “Listened into being.” 32 32
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    • http://video.501videos.com/previews/sfRzTrwt-fs3Zxk6Q 34 34
    • Our future is here. 35 35
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    • Learning Has Left The Building 37
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    • HOW NOT TO LISTEN 39 39
    • YOUR WORST LISTENING HABIT? Interrupting Not looking at the speaker Rushing Not showing interest Getting ahead Not responding to requests 40 40
    • WHY LISTENING IS SO HARD 41 41
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    • Our brains are preoccupied by our own thoughts. 44 44
    • Innovative thinking requires space... 45 45
    • BUDDHA BELL 46 46
    • LISTENING AS A PRIORITY 47 47
    • DEEP LISTENING ASKS... • PREPARE THE BODY • DAILY PRACTICE WITH GOALS • ATTENTION TRAINING • COMPASSIONATE, NONJUDGEMENT • EMBRACE CURIOSITY • MAKE SURE YOU GOT IT RIGHT? (PARAPHRASE) • COLLABORATIVE ACTION 48 48
    • 3 LEVELS OF LISTENING “To listen with intuition is next to godliness...” 49 49
    • POWERFUL LISTENING IS A PRACTICE 50 50
    • “WHEN EMPLOYEES STOP TALKING AND START FIGHTING: THE DETRIMENTAL EFFECTS OF ‘PSEUDO-VOICE’ IN ORGANIZATIONS” - de Vries, Jehn, Terwel (2011), Journal of Business Ethics “This study finds that there’s a consequence to giving employees a voice: A company then has to listen. “ 51 51
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    • WHAT LISTENING INTENTION DO YOU GO HOME WITH? 53 53
    • “BEING LISTENED TO IS SO CLOSE TO BEING LOVED MOST OF US CANNOT TELL THE DIFFERENCE.” -DAVID OXBERG 54 54