There is not one person who is not thrilled with being listened to!
Ten ideas to increase success with listening include:
- Maintain your focus; no multitasking
- Make your goal to increase your understanding.
- Take responsibility for listening.
- Listen even to boring or repetitive speakers.
- Record information to help with your focus.
- Ask for clarification.
- Confirm to check your understanding.
- Look straight at the speaker.
- Maintain a supportive or neutral facial expression.
- Nod to demonstrate interest.
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