Finally, as I delved into many readings about community building, one theme continually emerged--the importance of active listening
First, inattentive hearing of life's vibrations is not without consequences, Attali seems to suggest; for without active listening
the vibrations of life so pollute one's hearing that they in fact invite us into the violence, drive us to disregard our deafness, or move us to find any way to shut them out.
Learning active listening
skills will enable you to get to the core issues and resolve problems more quickly than reacting with advice to what the other person has to say.
requires the franchisor to wait until she fully understands what the franchisee is trying to convey and what they are asking her to do.
When it comes to evaluating potential candidates, especially senior level talent, no skill is more critical than active listening
For example, active listening
is a critical soft skill.
STOP: The first step of active listening
is to stop whatever you are doing and avoid responding with the first thoughts that come to your head.
and if it encourages everyone s participation in the homily through active listening
Listening at that level is way beyond simply paying attention and using what trainers often call active listening
We have to use active listening
skills to find out why someone is in crisis," he adds.
Like creating and maintaining openness, active listening
requires a substantial investment of time and energy by employees who are unlikely to earn much organizational recognition.
Practise five minutes of active listening
three times today - this is where you don't interrupt while your partner is speaking.