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Listening Does not Equal Hearing!
Dilip Khanal, CEO, Nepal, Member
During a workshop on leading, we were able to distinguish the difference between listening and hearing. - Hearing is complete as something is heard. - Listening covers hearing, processing, converting and interpreting the ideas coming through hearing. The Dutch expert also shared that most South-Asian people lack listening skills, rather they believe more in responding quickly. We also concluded that the way a person is brought up also plays a vital role in shaping up communication. A positive outlook could be to think on how the listening culture could be improved among particular group of people. I have a simple analogy in this area. One has to act like a child to help the child understand something. It covers language, gestures and many other actions as to improve their listening skills. (...) Read more? Sign up for free

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