April 25, 2022

Be a Good Listener


Most of the successful people I’ve known are the ones who do more listening. Bernard Baruch.

There are few needs of the human heart that are greater than the need to be heard, to be understood and respected for whom we are; to have someone actually hear what we are saying.

Often, though, in our state of busyness and the desire to win, many engage in a conversation without actually hearing what the other person is saying.

Have you ever found yourself in an encounter when you are already preparing a response to the point the other person is trying to express even before they have finished speaking? I know I have.

Slow down….

Listening shows respect and regard for others.

It is only when you actually slow down and the other person realizes that you are really  paying attention to what they have to say – that real communication begins.

Stay safe. Stay strong. Stay connected.  As always, thank you for reading me.

I look forward to seeing you back here soon.



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