Listening

Jan 2004

Helping Others to Listen to You

The following are some guidelines that will help you to be more effective in getting others to listen to you with understanding and reception Continue Reading »

Dec 2003

Improving Listening

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Effective listening is a learned skill; it doesn’t come naturally for most people. The following are some practical steps you can take to become a better listener. Continue Reading »

Nov 2003

Barriers to Listening #2

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Few people are good at listening. In our last Letter, we began to look at some of the reasons why this is so. Here are more barriers to effective listening: Continue Reading »

Oct 2003

Barriers to Listening #1

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Few people are good at listening. In our last Letter, we began to look at some of the reasons why this is so. Here are more barriers to effective listening: Continue Reading »

Sep 2003

Levels of Listening

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There are three levels of listening; each is characterized by certain behaviors that affect listening effectiveness. Level 1 has the highest potential for understanding, retention and effective communication; level 3 has the lowest. Continue Reading »

Aug 2003

Why Listening Is Important

All My dear brothers, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry, (Jam. 1:19)

Listening is one of the most important of all leadership skills. The wise leader will be able to declare the words of Elihu:

I waited while you spoke, I listened to your reasoning; while you were searching for words, I gave you my full attention… (Job 32:11-12) Continue Reading »

 
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