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8 Ways to Master the Art of Effective Listening
8 Ways to Master the Art of Effective Listening
8 Ways to Master the Art of Effective Listening
8 Ways to Master the Art of Effective Listening
8 Ways to Master the Art of Effective Listening
8 Ways to Master the Art of Effective Listening
8 Ways to Master the Art of Effective Listening
8 Ways to Master the Art of Effective Listening
8 Ways to Master the Art of Effective Listening
8 Ways to Master the Art of Effective Listening
8 Ways to Master the Art of Effective Listening
8 Ways to Master the Art of Effective Listening
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8 Ways to Master the Art of Effective Listening

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Listening is among the most ignored skills by new graduates. However, it is among the most essential skill when it comes your career survival. …

Listening is among the most ignored skills by new graduates. However, it is among the most essential skill when it comes your career survival.

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  • 1. 8 Ways to Master the Art of Effective Listening Balaji Viswanathan NalandaU.com
  • 2. You're short on ears and long on mouth. -- John Wayne
  • 3. Why listening Matters? • Listening is a crucial element of teamwork and essential to succeed in any corporate environment. • Most of the learning in a corporate environment comes from these unwritten rules, learned through listening. • Listening helps bonding with teammates and build lasting relationships.
  • 4. 1. Relax. Have an adequate rest before an important meeting. Don’t show up tired.
  • 5. 2. Cut the Chord Leave your phone and laptop in your desk when you are required to listen.
  • 6. 3. Keep a physical notepad. Jot stuff periodically to keep you engaged. This will reduce your urge to interrupt the speaker and also provide you a better organization.
  • 7. 4. Slightly lean forward. This will show you are listening & also keep you committed.
  • 8. 5. Pay attention to body language Most of what we communicate is non-verbal. Watch out for these non-verbal signals.
  • 9. 6. Make a Conscious effort to Retain Eye Contact with the Speaker
  • 10. 7. Try paraphrasing & summarizing the content in smaller meetings.
  • 11. 8. Try to avoid nitpicking on speaker’s mannerisms. Cut them some slack.
  • 12. Listening in meetings can especially be boring. However, surviving them is key to your corporate survival.

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