Friday, September 14, 2012

Are You Listening

28 seconds

We listen, but do we always hear?  My wife would be poking me in the ribs about now if she was near.  Too many times have I been listening with half an ear, and when she catches me, I’m embarrassed.

In the book The Go-Giver, Bob Burg and John David Mann use this line.  A wife is speaking: 

“I can’t remember ever feeling so … so listened to.  So heard.” 

I love that.  Don’t we all? 

It’s called Attention ...
                               Respect ...
                                           Engagement ...

I want to be listened to - heard - when conversing.

P Michael Biggs
Offering Up-Moments
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