Can your leaders cope with being challenged?

Guest author Fiona Hathorn of WOB UK gives tips in FCA Insight on how leaders can become better listeners.

".... if the norm in a board room is that the loudest voice gets heard, then the environment plays a key role in signalling whether diverse a boardand non-dominant voices will be willing (or able) to contribute in a meaningful way."

"To perform well, good leaders need to make sure that their teams are not only diverse but also have the skills within them to facilitate thinking together in a collegial way.

This requires investing in leadership training for C-Suite executives and below. From my experience, leadership training across the Financial Services sector is pitifully scarce and many people I talk to, with regard to inclusion, continue to focus on minority imbalance as opposed to equipping their leaders to manage teams better."

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