Wisdom on Listening

"Communication is the most important skill in life. You spend years learning how to read and write, and years learning how to speak. But what about listening? What training have you had that enables you to listen so you really, deeply understand another human being?"

"Communication is the most important skill in life. You spend years learning how to read and write, and years learning how to speak. But what about listening? What training have you had that enables you to listen so you really, deeply understand another human being?"

"Listening is basic and crucial because it is the soil out of which all the fruits of our human relationships grow."

"Listening is basic and crucial because it is the soil out of which all the fruits of our human relationships grow."

"The key is to listen to both sides and look for ways to integrate the legitimate concerns of each side, often forging a new way forward, or at least plowing forward while taking seriously the views of the other."

"The key is to listen to both sides and look for ways to integrate the legitimate concerns of each side, often forging a new way forward, or at least plowing forward while taking seriously the views of the other."

Why the Best Leaders Always Listen First

Why the Best Leaders Always Listen First

Why Most Leaders Need to Shut Up and Listen

Why Most Leaders Need to Shut Up and Listen

Listening to People

Listening to People

How to be a Better Listener

How to be a Better Listener

Learning to be a Power Listener

Learning to be a Power Listener

7 Little Changes that will Ignite Big Changes in Your Daily Life

7 Little Changes that will Ignite Big Changes in Your Daily Life

If You Want People to Listen, Stop Talking

If You Want People to Listen, Stop Talking

How One Simple Change Can Make You a Better Listener

How One Simple Change Can Make You a Better Listener

3 Ways to Think Like a Leader

3 Ways to Think Like a Leader

Why Listen?! Three Reasons Why Listening is Awesome

Why Listen?! Three Reasons Why Listening is Awesome

5 Tips for Creating Civil Discourse in an Era of Polarization

5 Tips for Creating Civil Discourse in an Era of Polarization

Negotiate Better by Listening Instead of Talking

Negotiate Better by Listening Instead of Talking

Tuning In: Improving Your Listening Skills

Tuning In: Improving Your Listening Skills

Forget the Critics -- Bipartisanship Still Matters

Forget the Critics -- Bipartisanship Still Matters

Active Listening

Active Listening

10 Lessons From a Start-up Entrepreneur

10 Lessons From a Start-up Entrepreneur

How to Speak More Strategically

How to Speak More Strategically

The “Other Side” Is Not Dumb

The “Other Side” Is Not Dumb