3 Reasons Listening Matters!

3 Reasons Listening Matters!

Communication
Admit it, you could be a better listener!  Studies confirm that most of us are poor and inefficient listeners. Typical research points out that many of us spend 70 to 80 percent of our waking hours in some form of communication. Of that time, we spend about 9 percent writing, 16 percent reading, 20 to 30 percent speaking, and 45 to 55 percent listening. That fits the old, Irish Proverb that “God gave us two ears and one mouth, so we ought to listen twice as much as we speak.” But are we truly listening to the other person or…
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