Are assumptions affecting your listening ability? As a prelude to our DLE March Culture Chat on this topic comes this research from Forbes.
For most of us, assumptions absolutely stifle listening—and remote work is adding to the interference. Forbes reports that increased reliance on technology for communicating is stunting listening skills. “The rapid-pace multi-tasking of most people’s workdays doesn’t afford much energy (and yes, it requires energy) for sitting still and thoughtfully receiving others’ messages, in real-time.”
Real listening requires openness to change your opinions. Are you ready to do so? Read how to get started by clicking here.