“When you talk, you are only repeating what you already know. But if you listen, you may learn something new.”
It was none other than The Dalai Lama who shared this brilliant piece of wisdom.
Think about that for a moment.
If you’re always doing the talking, you’re never hearing a different perspective on things.
Think about conversations you’ve had with friends or colleagues at work.
Are you the one who always doing the talking?
How often are you fully listening to what people are saying?
The ability to listen and fully listen, is an important communication skill.
In today’s episode I’m speaking with a breast cancer surgeon who talks about developing listening skills to be a more effective communicator.
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This post was written by David Murray