Tuesday, 7 May 2013

Active Listening activity ( Tan Ming Chuan )

Do you ever find yourself speaking up too soon?


If so, how can you clear your mind to fully listen?

I focus on the perspon and ignore all potential distractions

Do you ever find yourself wanting to jump in because you are eager to share?


How can you channel your excitement into listening and wait for the proper opportunity to share?

I think of the importance of the topic to the speaker and access the situation accordingly.

What else can you do to prepare for conversations with others? 

I can think up of situations that might occur during the conversation such that i must change the topic.

Can we ask them up front what they are looking for?

This applies only for certain topics, where it is appropriate to get straight to the point.

How does it make you feel to be cut off in the middle of your thought?

I feel angry, as after i lose my train of thoughts, it is hard to get it back on track.

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