Many persons call a doctor when all they want is an audience. – Reader’s Digest
How can we impress anyone? How can we help anyone instantly? By simply listening to them. Most people like to talk, even those who don’t talk much love to talk when given a real chance. Just like people love to hear their name, they love even more to hear their own voice! When we give that gift to anyone, we are more appreciated than we can imagine!
7th Principle: Be a good listener. Encourage others to talk about themselves.
This simple technique works wonders. But let’s not use it as a technique. Let’s use it to genuinely listen and learn about others, their problems and goals. Then we can be better equipped to help them in their journey.
Daily Affirmation: Today I AM a real listener!