- The psychologist Carl Rogers and the art of active listening
- How to Become a Better Listener
- What Great Listeners Actually Do
- 5 Simple Habits of Amazing Listeners
- The lost art of listening
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«REPEAT PEOPLE’S LAST FEW WORDS BACK TO THEM. If you remember nothing else, remember this simple practice that does so much. It makes the other person feel listened to, keeps you on track during the conversation, and provides a pause for both of you to gather thoughts or recover from an emotional reaction»
We need to teach children about the importance of connection, heart and compassionate listening and put these things at the center of all our relationships, says author, educator and consultant Lae…
«it’s easy to blame our parents for what they did or didn’t do. But the real issue is the lack of emotional literacy in our culture. We don’t teach parents how to respond to children’s feelings and emotions with empathy and compassion. We also don’t teach it in our kindergartens; we don’t teach it in our schools. We still value IQ far more than we value EQ.»
How to tune in and truly connect.
The story of how this politician won over a warlord contains a lesson that we could all learn from, says organizational psychologist Adam Grant.
«Listening well is more than a matter of talking less. It’s a set of skills in asking and responding. It starts with showing more interest in other people’s interests, rather than in trying to judge their status or prove our own.»
The concept of empathetic listening is simple--but it can change the way you run your business, and your life.
Whether at work or at home, success depends on how good a listener you are
It’s about more than keeping quiet.
To listen well is not only a kindness to others but also, as the psychologist Carl Rogers made clear, a gift to ourselves
«Rogers held that the basic challenge of listening is this: consciousnesses are isolated from one another, and there are thickets of cognitive noise between them.»
Active listening, as the name implies requires effort. It is much more than simply "hearing" what is being said. This article will show you how to improve your listening skills to make you a better…
«Adler recommends taking notes during key conversations. Although this may be disconcerting to a speaker, it is relevant in some situations.»
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