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Mike Coonrod, sbjLive Producer

Listen Before You Lead

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“A good leader has to be able to listen before they can make change or make decisions,” says Jessica Kruse, Associate Circuit Judge, Division 3 in Christian County. Kruse says when she joins an organization, she listens without speaking for several meetings. Kruse says this allows you to understand the group’s history and reasons for procedures before offering a recommendation for change. Understand company goals. Get input from everyone.

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