Guest blog post by Shari Fruechte, CAP-OM, Executive Assistant for Atomic Learning.
Learning, growing, and trying new things energizes me. Don’t get me wrong, just like most people after I commit to something new, I usually get a wave of “Oh no, what did I just get myself into?” However, I’ve learned that message is also a good indicator that whatever I am about to undertake is a growth opportunity.
Those were my exact thoughts recently when I was given the opportunity to facilitate a Lunch & Learn based on some of our new soft skills training available in the Atomic Learning Career Skills series, Effective Listening. While I have attended Lunch & Learns before, creating the questions and being responsible for facilitating one was a new ballgame for me.
In addition to learning some new skills about how to be a more effective listener, I also was able to learn a few things about myself and my own learning: