5 ways to listen better – TedTalk

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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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