August 23, 2018 – Association for Talent Development –
Socially, listening is crucial for commerce, emotional well-being, and even survival. Whether in a professional, personal, or emergency situation, cultivating your ability to effectively listen makes you more efficient, compassionate, and better able to connect with others, which leads to stronger relationships and a better, often more profitable, outcome.
At the deepest level, a powerful conversation—one that leads to deep understanding and insight—requires listening. There’s a direct correlation: Deeper listening leads to deeper understanding. This type of deep listening is determined by the “space” I am going to gift to the speaker.
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