We learn best by Thinking, Feeling, and Doing. Great knowledge is gained when they support our learning like a three-legged stool.
Learning good listening skills is uncomplicated. The effort results in workplace successes and healthy relationships where a deeper understanding of each other is valued.
Practice being present today.
The big idea is to focus on the meaning of what is shared in the moment.
Feels like being at a movie premiere of a greatly anticipated film.
Remove any disruption like cell phones, pens and papers, or laptops. Stop tapping your foot, looking out a window, or picking at your nails. Lean in and make genuine eye contact.
Listen. Lead. Inspire.