How Do Your Listening Skills Stack Up?

How does listening affect your relationships?

When you think about your role in your personal and professional relationships and the things that you contribute to those relationships, how do your listening skills hold up? Surprisingly, the vast majority of people are poor listeners. Poor listeners are less effective leaders and partners as they have a more difficult time understanding the needs of others and how to satisfy them. Poor listeners can also have a more difficult time absorbing and processing information. Here are some signs that you are bad listener and some things you can do to improve your listening skills:

You Listen with a Response Planned

If you are someone who listens with the intent of being able to respond (i.e., you are in a fight with your spouse and you have something to say back), this is one sign that you are a less-than-effective listener. The best listeners listen to understand and digest what is being said, not just to reply.

You Interrupt

When you are having a conversation, it is natural to speak back and forth with both parties contributing. Do you interrupt when someone else is in the middle of a thought? If you’re not sure, record a conversation you have with someone else and play it back a few days later. How often do you interject?

You Don’t Show Interest

The worst of listeners show no interest in what the speaker is saying. This can be demonstrated physically such as looking at your phone while someone is talking to you. A lack of interest is also demonstrated in your replies – do you just assume answers to things you don’t know? Do you follow the topic and ask relevant questions?

How do your listening skills stack up?

Click Here to Access More Clarity and Success!

More Epic Tools:

For more of these articles, rule breakers, energetic solutions or concepts, for more ease and grace in your life or business, connect with me at http://sheevaunmoran.com. Grab your FREE copy of the Epic Life Toolkit HERE. Remember that energy is within you…let it shine today!

Twitter http://www.twitter.com/Sheevaun
Facebook http://bit.ly/2hCAlPT
LinkedIn http://bit.ly/2hCGVpQ
Subscribe to my Youtube channel! http://youtube.com/EnergeticSolutions
Podcast http://apple.co/2rvOFgt

Remember that energy is where the real you shines and success is more easily attainable…let it shine today!



Link Will Be Sent To Your Information Below:

Recent Posts

get access to The
Epic Life Summit Video

Training AND Unleash Infinite Prosperity!

Some Know They Need to Emerge, Others DO What It Takes to EMERGE Into Their Epic Self