Listening to and learning from counterparts will help the advisor attain a better reputation and will aid in the advising process overall. Promoting capacity is a key goal in all this. In some cultures, storytelling will play an important role in gaining more knowledge.
Erik Leklem explains more about these aspects based on his experience.
Click on the short featured podcast on the left to hear his story.
"Your reputation is going to be formed during your tenure as demonstrated by your ability to deliver, hold commitments, be honest with your counterpart, to your principal."
This podcast will provide you with a practical example related to Advising.