We'll help you harness the power of deep, active listening to unlock new levels of understanding.
85% of what we know is learned through listening.
45% of our work days are spent listening.
Only 2% of professionals have taken formal listening training.
Our goal is to fix that.
Good listening requires practice, time, and space. The good news is that It’s worth every minute spent on it. Study after study shows that high-quality listening practices have some of the highest ROI of any professional skills you might invest in, giving you access to deeper understanding, collaboration and creativity.
During this workshop you will...
Learn about the different levels of listening.
Participate in a self and peer assessment of your listening skills.
Practice your active listening skills (and learn take-home exercises to try at work)
Discover how your listening skills affect the emotions of your colleagues.
Experiment with questions that make others feel heard.
Learn a set of effective listening tools including mindfulness
Discuss how awareness raising helps to reduce biased listening & let go of your agenda.
Practice paraphrasing in a way that feels natural.
Learn how to master silence.
Identify non-verbal conversational cues.
HBR - The Power of Listening
Every single session was meticulously planned through and thorough. Without noticing it, I would be effortlessly pushed into exploring a new side of my personality, my communication style or how I relate to others. It was definitely a memorable experience.