Listening Skills: Beneficial listening in communication
Listening as aCommunications’ Skill: Listen during conversations. Learn listening skills & listeninghabits. A good conversationalist listens more than he talks. Beneficial listening. Whenyou listen attentively, your listening skills produce meaningful communications.
Listening as aCommunications’ Skill:
Are you REALLY Listening?
Most of us do not realize the importance of listening as a communicative tool.Yet studies have shown that we actually spend 50% more time listening than we do talking.We often take listening for granted, never realizing that it is a skill that can belearned.
Watch someone who listens attentively. He/she makes eye contact and focuses onthe other person while he/she listens. He/she listens with his eyes as well as his ears.While listening, he nods or makes attentive noises from time-to-time. This is both askilled listener and an attentive listener.
The person he/she is listening to feels a sense of communication. Everyone winswith beneficial listening.
After your next conversation, test your ability to benefit from listening tothat conversation. Analyze and ask yourself:
The ability to listen is a skill that can be improved with use. This skill can and will improve all your relationships with friends, mates, partners, children, and co-workers, even your boss!
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