Six Simple Practices For Effective Listening

Six Simple Practices For Effective Listening We all say we listen to what has been said, but do we really, deeply listen? Stop talking, especially that internal, mental, silent chatter. Let the speaker finish. Hear them out. It is tempting in a familiar situation to complete the speaker’s sentence and work out a reply. this …

How To Listen As A Manager

How To Listen As A Manager Listening is a skill that few people get to master yet it is critically important in making the right decisions and in getting your point across. It is not good enough to assume that our message has been received and we, for our part, need to be skilled at …

How Managers Can Become Better Listeners

How Managers Can Become Better Listeners We all need to be good listeners if we are to become better at reading people, understanding situations, increasing productivity and delivering both effectiveness and efficiency. The following simple steps should help you to immediately improve your listening skills: ·        focus on the needs of the other person ·        …

How To Be A Good Listener

How To Be A Good Listener Keep an open mind, free from preconceived ideas or opinions Giving the speaker your full attention while they are speaking Assessing the full meaning behind the words that are being spoken Asking questions where you need more information or clarification Withholding judgement until the speaker has finished talking Keep …