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Saturday, November 23, 2013

Listen, Really Listen


Most of the successful people I've known are the ones
who do more listening than talking.
- Bernard Baruch

Most people do not listen with the intent to understand;
they listen with the intent to reply.
- Stephen R. Covey

Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening
when you'd have preferred to talk.
- Doug Larson

Give whatever you are doing
and whoever you are with
the gift of your attention.
- Jim Rohn

Friends are those rare people who ask how we are
and then wait to hear the answer.
- Anonymous

We have two ears and one mouth so that
we can listen twice as much as we speak.
- Epictetus

Seek first to understand,
then to be understood.
- Stephen Covey


Further reading: Win-Win vs. Compromise

Be skeptical, but learn to listen

Focus

Pay Attention

Be Aware

Communication

Point of View

Do you prefer that you be right or happy?



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