5 ways to listen better – TedTalk

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Ready to build up your communication skills? We’ve already covered some of the top communications skills and you can refresh and review these here.

The TedTalk below helps us cover… LISTENING SKILLS.

To be a good communicator you need to convey your ideas and opinions well, but also listen to others and take their ideas into consideration. We take a look below at how you can listen better and how it can help improve your communication skills.

5 Ways to Listen Better

Listen betterWatch Julian Treasure’s video on listening better. Listening is a large part of having good communication skills. Think about how listening better can improve your communication skills.

“Roughly 60% of our communication time is listening, but we retain just 25% of what we hear”

Tools for listening are covered including listening positions.

Julian talks through the acronym RASA:

  • Receive
  • Appreciate
  • Summerise
  • Ask

The full transcript is available on the video.

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