So to help with this tip, I recommend implementing it in this way. It's easy and practical in one sense, but will take discipline in another. Also, this is layer one. To become really skilled at listening will require practice of a variety elements.
How To Listen
Listening is a very active activity, though I’m sure some would see it as passive. It takes effort to try and understand not necessarily what the said, but what they meant (and what is not being said).
Also, it’s important to note that most misunderstandings are due to people assuming and adding meaning to what someone has said - judging the motives and intent of the other person.
This point is so important, I’m going to state it one more time. Most misunderstandings are due to people assuming and adding meaning to what someone has said - that was not the intent of the other person and then we respond or act on to that misunderstanding.
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