Listening to understand, not to reply

Listening to understand, not to reply

When you speak with someone, listen with the intent to understand their point of view, not simply waiting for your turn to talk. It's a lot more difficult than it seems at first.

There is a reason why we have only one mouth but two ears....

This is an incredible skill to have. When you actually listen carefull to people, a new range of possibilities appears.

I know I've been terribly bad at this for years, but I am working on it. What about you ?

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