August 29, 2017
Sound and communication expert Julian Treasure says that because we are continually bombarded by sound and information, we are losing our ability to listen. Because our ability to connect with others depends upon our ability to listen to and understand their point of view, this decline is especially problematic.
There’s hope, however. Specific strategies can help us wire our brains in ways that strengthen our ability to listen and pay close attention, including:
- Spending at least 3 minutes per day in silence
- Paying close attention to mundane sounds
- Using 4 steps when others speak to us: Receive, appreciate, summarize, ask
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