Pinquote Thursday: Listen to Understand

Being in the moment and listening to understand (and not reply) has been one of my growth points. My natural tendency is to prepare my statements, anticipate push-back and be ready with a persuasive reply. That approach makes it too easy to miss the nuances of a conversation.

Whether it’s micro-facial expressions, voice inflections or a nuanced choice of words., true engagement requires you to be in the moment, to actively listen, and ask the right questions  in order to truly understand.

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Categories: Self-Awareness, Self-Improvement

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2 replies

  1. This is very timely for me and my situation.

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