There’s so much talking going on in the world with everyone trying to get their opinions and stories heard, but not a whole lot of listening. Yet, when we listen, we learn and we connect. We discover new information and fresh things about other people. Listening is a vital part of relating to others and ourselves. If we’re so busy making noise we can’t really hear what’s going on for someone else or ourselves.
We hear a lot about how to speak well in public, but very little about how to learn the equally important art of listening properly to others.
Here are some entertaining and useful ways you can learn to be an even better listener and deepen all your relationships.