Articles About: Articles on Listening Skills
by Geok Chwee Ong
When is the last time you spoke to someone and felt genuinely understood and listened to? A long time back? You are not alone. There are five key reasons why we are …
by D.L. Brown
A recent posting on the Internet provided a list of ten attributes that top executives state are missing among their younger executives. The lack of problem-solving skills was high on the list while …
Most of us know that we have to communicate better. Not surprisingly, we usually stop to think about this following some sort of conflict that we dissected only to realize that if our communication was …
Leaders are good listeners.
When you listen, you have a better understanding of
- conflicts, issues and problems
- other perspectives, opinions and experiences
- the values and beliefs of those around you
- concepts, ideas and visions
Outcomes of …
“You’re not listening to me!”
Have you ever have someone say that to you? What’s your usual response?
“Yes I am!”
You may well be listening but the person speaking doesn’t see you listening.
by Martin Haworth
Whatever else you are doing – STOP! – whenever you engage with someone in conversation. Ignore pagers. Put off interruptions. At the very least make sure that you ‘honour’ the space that you …
by Guy Farmer
Have you ever endured a long conversation where someone spent the whole time talking at you? Have you ever done the same thing? We’ve been conditioned to believe that we need to talk …
by Alexander Tretjakov
Communicating with others is an essential skill in business dealings, family affairs, and romantic relationships, and is an essential part of any personal development effort. Do you often find yourself misunderstanding others? Do …
by Rosanne D’Ausilio Ph.D.
What four letter words do we mean? Here are a few:
Let’s look at ‘talk’ as an example. If I asked you, you could all talk about almost anything at a …
by Catherine Franz
The truth is there is a gap between sight and hearing, between visual and auditory, between seeing and believing. And the fact is that this gap creates a billion dollar industry. Improving communication …
by John W. Tinghitella
You can observe a lot by watching. ~ Yogi Berra
If Yogi were writing this he’d most likely say, “You can hear a lot by listening”. In negotiation, listening is a crucial but …
by Paul Anovick
This past week I contacted one of my vendors with a problem. As I began to describe my situation, the service rep interrupted me asking questions about issues I had just explained — …
by Larry Barkan
“One of the quickest ways to find out if you are wrong is to state what you believe.”
~ Penn Jilette, half of the illusionist duo Penn and Teller.
In her book, Being Wrong: …
by John Hersey
It has been proved.
The best leaders are the ones who understood the super powerful truths in regards to trust:
People do business with people they like.
People like people they trust.
People trust people who have …
by Dr. Robert Portnoy
Active listening isn’t just the responsibility of the listener – it’s also the responsibility of the speaker to give the listener something to listen to.
I may look like I’m listening to you, …