"listening" tagged articles

Why Listening Should Be Top of Our Lists

All I wanted was to be listened to, for five minutes. I’d still have been out of a job. But I might have left thinking I'd been valued...

Three Reasons Answers Are More Important Than Questions

Every question starts as an imperfect answer that stimulates curiosity in the world...

My Boss Heard, But Was She Listening?

You are having a difficult conversation with your boss and are confident that he or she is listening closely – then comes the sting in th...

#MTtalk: Is It Criticism or Feedback?

This is not the proudest blog post that I’ve ever written. But I feel that it’s only fair to let you see my experience of critic...

Is Feedback Just Thinly Disguised Criticism?

#MTtalk: Please join us! What: #MTtalk Where: Twitter When: Friday, Feb 17 @ 1pm EST (6pm GMT) Topic: Is It Criticism or Feedback? Host: @Mi...

Dealing With People Who Don’t Listen!

It can be exasperating when you’re trying to communicate with someone, but you know that what you are saying is “going in one ea...

What’s More Important: Speaking or Listening?

I’ve mentioned in a previous blog about an inspirational poster that I have in my bedroom. It’s called the Seven Steps to Happin...