Jim Ballard joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the the concept of the runaround syndrome, what causes it, what it costs and how to avoid it.
Jim Ballard joins Jim Blasingame to tell a few stories about the rusharound.syndrome and how to make sure it doesn't cost you too much.
Are you in the fourth quarter of your career? Jim Ballard joins Jim Blasingame to talk about how to think about your retirement before you get there, including listening to yourself.
Have you had a talk with yourself about retirement? Jim Ballard joins Jim Blasingame to talk about the stages of life and recommend you listen to yourself as you prepare for the mental and emotional part of retirement.
Do you know how to be an active listener? Jim Ballard joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the EAR method of active listening - Explore, Acknowledge, and Respond - and how to use this technique effectively.
What people are feeling may be behind what they are saying to you. Jim Ballard joins Jim Blasingame to conduct a role play where the two Jims demonstrate how active listening works, using the EAR approach.
Do you know how to be an active listener? Jim Ballard joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the difference between hearing, listening and being an active listener, and why the latter is so powerful.
The way to connect with customers and employees is with active listening. Jim Ballard joins Jim Blasingame to talk about the benefits of active listening with both customers and employees, including examples of how to do it.
Why is the subject of dying so difficult to deal with? Jim Ballard joins Jim Blasingame to help us understand how to deal with the end of life experience in a conscious way so that we can handle with the experience in a dignified way.
Helping someone die with dignity is a wonderful gift. Jim Ballard joins Jim Blasingame to talk about ways to talk to and with loved ones who are at the end of life, to help them die with dignity and leave you with fewer regrets.