“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” Maya Angelou
This is how it goes. I wake up in the morning and I think what is it that I am going to talk about for my videos and blog posts? I pause, I look at different books, and I say “What is the message I am to share?”
Today, it came from this little book “Listen.Learn.Love.Lead” by Nina Obier (hey, that’s me) It’s a little book that I “spoke” a couple of years ago.
I opened the book to a random page; it was a lesson on Listen. Of course it was, because to me that is the cornerstone of everything. In the book I was talking about being at a party. Everyone is there, but are they really “there?” Are they in a conversation but looking over someone’s shoulder? Do they think there is something better over there? Are they distracted with their own agenda? Or do they just want to go on their phone?
What is it about being in a present moment, having a person in front of you, but not even listening? I feel that is something we ALL could work on.
It’s been said that really the key to HAPPINESS is having DEEPER connections.
While doing some research on this very subject, I found this article “7 Things Great Listeners Do Differently” Focus, put away your phone, ask good questions, practice reflective listening, use positive body language, don’t pass judgment, and keep your mouth shut.
What are your thoughts? How good are you at listening? Feel free to email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
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