In this episode, I talk with peacemaker Douglas E. Noll about the foundational role of emotional competency and listening. This 21st-century skill that humans never have learned at school is crucial in business and is the key to more success, happiness, and personal satisfaction in all of your relationships. Do you want to know how? Tune in now.
Douglas E. Noll, JD, MA left a successful career as a trial lawyer to become a peacemaker. His calling is to serve humanity, and he executes his calling at many levels. He is an award-winning author, teacher, trainer, and highly experienced mediator. Doug’s work carries him from international work to helping people resolve deep interpersonal and ideological conflicts to training life inmates to be peacemakers and mediators in maximum-security prisons.
On a personal note, Mr. Noll is a jazz violinist, aircraft and helicopter pilot, ski instructor, 2nd-degree black belt, tai chi master, and whitewater rafter. He lives with his wife Aleya Dao in the foothills of the central Sierra Nevada south of Yosemite National Park.
IN THIS EPISODE WE TALK ABOUT:
How Doug left a successful career as a trial lawyer to become a peacemaker.
• How to start with no business plan & no savings.
• The 2 powerful paradoxes that opened his eyes as a Tai Chi Master
• How to keep growing & evolving - even at age of 70 -
• Becoming visible and use all of your skills as an entrepreneur.
Mastering Emotional Competence
• What it means to listen others into existence.
• Developing the emotional competence of your team (and yourself!)
• How to provide emotional safety as a leader.
• Learning how to deescalate an angry person in less than 45 seconds.
• Learn to manage your own anxiety around other people’s emotions.
• The 3 steps process to listen someone into existence.
• Science & Google research behind emotional safety & productivity.
CONNECT WITH DOUG
Did Doug’s story resonate with you in some way? Do you want to learn more about listening others into existence? Here are Doug’s inspiring resources: https://dougnoll.co/dreambuilders
Podcast: The Dreambuildrs Podcast