Listen to Me – Don’t Educate Me

Have you ever been invited to a meeting or forum where the pretext was to be consulted or provide feedback, and yet when you attend there is far more talking at you than listening to you?

I’ve seen this happen many times.

The intent to gather feedback may have been genuine and well intentioned, and yet the participants walk away scratching their head and wondering why they bothered attending because their concerns, ideas or insights weren’t heard.

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