"Active Listening -- Developing Your Communication Skills"
This free eBook describes what active listening is and how it can make you a more effective manager.
Talking to other people one-to-one makes up a significant proportion of the total amount of communication that you are involved in each day. Active listening will reduce the chance of misunderstandings, help to solve problems, and allow you to take advantage of opportunities you may have previously missed.
You will learn:
Why it is so important to actively listen.
The six aspects of listener orientation you should adopt.
How to use reflection and clarification in the context of active listening.
How to overcome the internal barriers to effective active listening.
How to integrate different types of questioning into active listening.