Our most valuable skill is our willingness to listen

I've always liked memes. Sayings, catchphrases, mottos, you name it. Each one exists for a specific reason, and history has an uncanny tendency to repeat itself. Although I've made a career of being contracted to help and teach clients how to run their organizations better, I simply can't think of a single time where I didn't come away learning something from each particular engagement.

One of my favourite places to sit down and talk to people about lessons learned from life is Liberia. The people there love to converse and tell stories, and their language and demeanour is always jovial, animated, and engaging. 

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