136: How To Create Leadership Connections in The Smallest of Moments with TouchPoints from Douglas Conant
Published April 14, 2014
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    For many of us, our tendency is to minimize our daily interruptions so we can get more done. On today’s show, my guest Douglas Conant helps us all recognize why these moments are critical in our work as leaders and how we can best utilize them.

    Guest: Douglas Conant

    Founder, Conant Leadership (Facebook) (Twitter)
    Former CEO, Campbell Soup and President of Nabisco
    Author with Mette Norgaard of the New York Time Bestseller TouchPoints: Creating Powerful Leadership Connections in the Smallest of Moments*



    “The More I Learn About the Outside World, The More Effective I Am With The Inside World.” -Doug Conant

    Doug's TouchPoint framework

    Ask first, “How can I help?”
    1. Listen intently to what’s said and not said
    2. Frame the issue so you understand the context in which the person is looking for your help
    3. Help them advance the agenda
    Ask at the end, “How did it go?”

    Doug mentioned the book Talent is Overrarted by Geoff Colvin*

    Check out these two articles from Doug

    Turn Your Next Interruption Into An Opportunity
    What Losing My Job Taught Me About Leading

    Doug's book is TouchPoints:Creating Powerful Leadership Connections in the Smallest of Moments*

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