Listening Skills

Whoa – slow that listening down!

When it comes to listening, most of us don’t do it very well. Here’s how you can improve your listening by doing changing just one little thing.

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Communication Tip: Watch out for the multi-tasker

As technology allows people to do more tasks at the same time, living the myth that we can multi-task has never been stronger.

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The Power of the Pause

Do you ever wonder how you get yourself in the situations you do? You know, you try to do your best to communicate really well, and then – there you go again.

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Are you in a sloppy relationship?

I’ve learned from firsthand experience that, in our most comfortable relationships, we can get lazy and just plain sloppy in how we communicate.

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Multitasking and the 30-second rule

How many times have you been interrupted, changed your focus for a minute, and then thought “Now, where was I?”

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Once is not enough: getting your message heard

Studies show that even when we are listening, it takes more than once for a message to “sink in”. Especially if that message conveys a value or expectation.

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