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Communication Toolkit for Introverts by Patricia Weber

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What gets in your way and what to do about it

If you look back at your self-assessment, any one of these habits can lead to problems and interfere with the success of your listening. Let's take each habit and both translate more precisely what it is and then identify some specific actions you can take away to improve your listening.

Solution for habit 1– find at least one thing of interest

You might notice signs of people being not interested more when you are the speaker. People doze, they doodle, they even text when in a presentation, business meeting and even during one-to-one communication. We often just shut down our listening when we are not interested.

Yes, the speaker can do some things in this situation. But as a listener, you should try ...

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