Listening Is Not Waiting To Speak

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There’s an old saying that you should listen twice as much as you speak. This assumes you are really listening. Most people, when not talking, are thinking about what they will say next. This is not listening. To be an effective listener, try these tips: Focus on what is being said: Put your focus on […] The post Listening Is Not Waiting To Speak appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Good Listeners Ask Good Questions

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Some people equate good listening with sitting silently, nodding, making eye contact, and, when the speaker is done, paraphrasing what you heard. But these things are only part of what makes someone feel that you heard them. The best listeners go deeper by trying to understand the substance of what the other person is saying. […] The post Good Listeners Ask Good Questions appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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