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In a world filled with noise, true connection is often drowned out by the clamor of our own thoughts, biases, and assumptions. But what if I told you that within the quiet art of active listening lies the power to transform not only your leadership but your entire life?

Jen Fox, a Certified Art of Active Listening Facilitator, captures the essence of this skill perfectly: “I can’t think of a single challenge in the workplace that wouldn’t be solved with active listening.”

Active listening is more than just hearing words; it’s about understanding the essence of what’s being said. It’s about being present, fully engaged, and empathetic to the person’s emotions and intentions.

As a leader, mastering the skill of active listening can unlock a world of possibilities. It fosters trust, builds stronger relationships, and inspires loyalty among your team. Imagine a workplace where every voice is valued, where ideas flow freely, and where collaboration thrives. That’s the promise of active listening.

But the impact of active listening doesn’t stop at the office door. It permeates every aspect of your life, enriching your personal relationships, deepening your understanding of others, and opening doors to new opportunities.

Kaydie Paschall, another Certified Art of Active Listening Facilitator, shares her experience: “I have strengthened relationships with family, with members of the church, with co-workers.”

This is no small skill. It is powerful. It is impactful. It is world-changing.

So, let’s embark on this journey together. Let’s embrace the transformative power of active listening and watch as it changes not only the way we lead, but the way we live.

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In this podcast, we explore the transformative power of active listening, a skill that can significantly enhance both leadership and personal relationships. Host Heather Younger discusses how being fully present and empathetic to others’ emotions and intentions fosters trust, builds stronger connections, and inspires loyalty. 

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About Heather R Younger, J.D., CSP

Heather R Younger, J.D., CSP is a highly sought-after speaker, 2x-TEDx speaker, diversity, equity and inclusion strategist, and contributor to leading news outlets. She is also the Founder and CEO of Employee Fanatix, a leading employee engagement and consulting firm. After over 25,000 employee engagement surveys and years of working with organizations to transform employee engagement, here’s what Heather has seen over and over: When you know how to listen, employees will tell you exactly what they need to bring their full selves to work. Book Heather to speak at your event or organization.

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Leadership With Heart With Heather R Younger

“Heather’s courage and vulnerability to share her authentic self are truly inspiring. She shares the most cutting-edge leadership strategies on topics like emotional intelligence and employee experience. If you’re looking to sharpen your leadership skills, this podcast is for you.”

Heather is a Workplace Culture Expert


CEO of Employee Fanatix

A leading workplace culture and employee engagement consulting & training firm.

A highly sought-after keynote speaker

Bringing the best insights from over 25,000 employee stories to the stage.

A top company culture strategist

An expert in creating spaces for these vital conversations.

A contributor to leading news outlets

A trusted expert for stories on workplace culture, customer and employee engagement, and employee retention.


The Cycle of Active Listening

Create a listening culture that elevates the workplace experience for everyone.

Through this guide, uncover how to ensure those in your care at work feel heard and valued, resulting in increased loyalty and satisfaction.

  • Understand why listening is the key to improved engagement
  • Learn how the Cycle of Active Listening contributes to strong workplace relationships
  • Get a practical framework for creating a listening culture that is bidirectional, responsive, and supportive

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