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You’re brainstorming with a team. A trio of loud, dynamic individuals does the most talking, so you engage them. But don’t let them dominate. Give quiet participants a chance to speak. If the boisterous ones interrupt, hold out your arm as a silent “stop” signal—without severing your eye contact with the shy speaker.
In the role of gatekeeper, assistants are a critical set of eyes and ears for their managers. But it's just as vital to be the voice, too. When assistants are empowered to speak up and take the lead in collaboration with their managers, the potential for increased productivity and professional growth is limitless....Click here to find out more.