November 28, 2018 – Capital Gazette –
It is not the same as being quiet while you craft your responses, comebacks, or defenses to what the speaker is saying.
It is not the same as looking like you’re listening because you’re being quiet while you think about something entirely unrelated to what the speaker is saying.
Good listening is the first step in establishing a connection with someone. That applies to the most casual “relationship”, like with your Uber driver, or to the most intimate relationship, like with your spouse. When someone feels listened to they feel connected to the listener.
Listening Seekers, what are your thoughts?