Is Paraphrasing Really Necessary? [Video Blog]

You might think that you are a great listener. You could even possess an innate ability to grasp the facts and feelings quickly, without having to talk about things over and over again. You don’t miss a thing. Paraphrasing takes a lot of time and effort. Is it really necessary?

Yes, it is necessary. In fact, […]

Is Paraphrasing Really Necessary? [Video Blog]2020-03-20T12:46:34-05:00

Aren’t Hearing and Listening the Same Thing? [Video Blog]

There is a difference between hearing and listening. We hear 24 hours a day, but we really, out of those 24 hours, we listen very little. There is more to listening than just hearing. We have to be active if we want to be an effective listener.

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Aren’t Hearing and Listening the Same Thing? [Video Blog]2020-03-20T12:46:34-05:00

Why Is Listening So Tiring? [Video Blog]

Sometimes it’s hard to listen. You may feel like your co-workers just keep going on and on. It can be exhausting.

Listening effectively is hard work. The heart rate quickens, respiration increases, and your body temperature rises. Just like a stress response, it can be physically and psychologically draining.

The process of listening involves a sequence of […]

Why Is Listening So Tiring? [Video Blog]2020-03-20T12:46:34-05:00

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