5 Keys To Becoming A Listener Others Want To Talk To

Michael K Influence, Leadership, Personal Development 4 Comments

“Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply.” –Stephen R. Covey   In his best-selling book 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, Steven R. Covey states that Habit #5 of all highly effective people is that they “Seek First to Understand, then to be Understood.” In other words, highly effective people listen first and talk second. Keeping Habit #5 in mind, here are five simple things that great listeners know, and you should too: •  It’s not about you. Great listeners know that when other people approach them to talk, it’s usually because they want to be heard and understood—not to …

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3 Keys To Becoming A Master Networker

Michael K Career Development, Influence 2 Comments

To build influence, you must connect with people! However, despite countless resources that all provide advice on how to best connect with others, very few people still approach networking opportunities with the right mindset. Whether you’re about to have a face-to-face conversation or you just want to connect more socially with others online, here are three keys to keep in mind to help you achieve greater networking success: 1. Listen For What The Other Person Needs The first key to successful networking stems from the mindset you must possess if …

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