Chou Locke

Professor (Education) in Management, Psychologist, Speaker and Author of ‘Making Your Voice Heard’.

Making Your Voice Heard

Connson's latest book

A fresh take on how to influence others regardless of your gender or background, based on the hugely popular sell-out Guardian Masterclass. Drawing on the latest research in social psychology, Connson Locke looks at why we are prone to miscommunicate and how to overcome these barriers.

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The Art and Science of Being Heard
Over the last several decades, more and more leadership research has highlighted the need for leaders to create an environment where disparate and diverse opinions and approaches are elicited and incorporated into decision making. If leaders can manage that, they can more easily avoid premature consensus and narrative fallacies, thereby improving performance.
The Allegory with Coral Movasseli
Connson joins Coral Movasseli on The Allegory. Find out how to build influence with the individual to get the directed outcome; How to speak up in the workplace to aid you in moving up the ladder or how to assert yourself as a woman in a way that gains the confidence of those around you; and how to build resilience even if it isn’t in your DNA – and what is resilience?
How to influence those with more power
Expert and referent power are really important … think about it as a reputation that you're building over time and the stronger that reputation when it comes time for you to actually suggest a change to the company or complain about something … then they will go "oh maybe we should listen" … it's a long-term strategy.

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