There’s a substantial difference between simply hearing and actively listening. Being truly present is the art of effective listening. In this session, we focus on improving your listening skills to ensure you genuinely hear and understand what people are communicating to you.
Here’s a preview of what this session aims to cover:
Differentiating Hearing and Listening:
Understanding the nuances between hearing words and actively engaging in the listening process. It’s about more than just perceiving sound—it’s about understanding and processing the information.
Presence and Engagement:
Exploring techniques to be fully present in a conversation. Being mentally and emotionally engaged enhances your ability to comprehend and empathise with the speaker.
Cultivating empathetic listening skills to truly understand and connect with the speaker’s thoughts and emotions. It’s about more than just the words; it’s about acknowledging and understanding the feelings and perspectives behind them.
Active Listening Techniques:
Learning specific strategies to demonstrate active listening. These techniques involve verbal and non-verbal cues that show you’re fully engaged in the conversation.
Enhancing your listening skills ultimately leads to improved communication. You’ll be able to respond more effectively and build stronger connections with others.
This session is a hands-on opportunity to refine your listening skills and become a more engaged and empathetic communicator. Are you ready to join us and take a step toward becoming a better listener? Let’s embark on this journey of active and present listening together!