When was the last time that someone really listened to you? They were so attentive to what you were saying, they put their phone away, they didn’t step in and give you their opinion. They simply listened. And you felt heard and understood. What was that like for you?
Heart of listening
Why listen? Why excel at listening? Scan a handful of the countless resources on listening that Google retrieves in a heartbeat and you’ll find a mixed bag of reasons circling around a common theme. But it seems that the greatest case made for working on this invaluable skill is that it’s your ticket to success; the path to unlocking a host of benefits to your experience of life.