How many times have you been in a meeting, felt like you were being heard, and then found out that the person who was supposed to be listening didn’t actually hear what you said?
It’s a frustrating thing to have to happen, but it’s also very common.
I know because I’ve been there. In fact, I was there just last week! I was giving a presentation and thought that everyone had heard what I said—but later on, they told me they hadn’t listened at all.
So if it happens to you too, don’t worry: it’s not just happening to you. It happens to everyone. And there’s another thing that’s common when this happens: you feel embarrassed because it feels like everyone was listening to you talk, but they didn’t hear anything. And that can be frustrating, too—especially if you feel like your message wasn’t well received. Statistics from Odgers Interim say “Active listening is the foundation of successful communication”.
In this video, I share the importance of active listening and tips for better communication:
In under 4 minutes, you will learn:
- •What is communication?
- •Removing distractions
- •Tuning into perspective
- •What is my goal?
Active listening is one of the most important skills you can learn to be a great communicator. It helps you connect with people on a deeper level and understand their needs, which can lead to better work relationships and more productive projects. So take what you’ve learned here today and put it into practice!
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