8 Types of Poor Listeners

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Rehan Aziz Khan, Manager, Sultanate of Oman
Following are the 8 categories of poor listeners: 1. Mind readers - they always try to read the mind of opponent while listening to them. The will not concentrate on what is being told to them. 2. Rehearsers - this type of listener is always rehearse as to how to react when a person approaches them. 3. Filterers - this type of listeners always filters the things from the conversation of their own benefit. 4. Dreamers - it's a dreamer and always goes into dreams and never concentrate what is going on. 5. Comparers - this type of listeners always compare the things what have been told or explained to them. 6. Subject changers - this type of people will always change your topic, you are discussing about 'x' they will take you to 'y'. 7. Arguers - this another typical style of listeners they will always argue with you. 8. Agreers - this type of people will agree to all what ever you say just to leave them alone as soon as possible. I.e. yes, yes, yes... (...) Read more? Sign up for free

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  Yosef, Coach, Indonesia

Facing the 8 Types of Poor Listeners

Very nice list... What should be your approach whe (...)

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