proactive listening: Getting Good Information - 07/15/17 11:51 AM
Getting Good Information 
“Getting good information . . . . requires that you ask the
right answers and listen to what is being said by the
other person by following the 80-20 rule . . . . and
being a proactive listener.”
Lou Ludwig Sales and Management Consultant,
Success Coach, Speaker, Trainer and Author
 
 
 
As I see it . . . . . . . .
Getting good information
 
To get the right answers you have to ask the right question . . . . and proactively listen to the person who is speaking.
 
The foundation of asking the right questions comes with the process of proactive listening … (21 comments)

proactive listening: The Art of Proactive Listening - 02/17/13 06:26 AM
Motivational Power Quote
 
The Art of Proactive Listening
“Hearing is one of the body’s five senses.
But listening is an art.”
Frank Tyger, columnist
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
The art of proactive listening
 
Hearing is a passive activity . . . . proactive listening is an art.
 
Active listening allows you hear what the other person is saying . . . . and to better to understand them as a unique person. Listening creates a basis of bonding, mutual trust and confidence and is a key element in … (1 comments)

proactive listening: What’s Not Being Said Speaks Volumes - 12/12/12 09:36 PM
 
Motivational Power Quote
 
What’s Not Being Said Speaks Volumes
“Diplomacy is thinking twice before saying nothing."
Unknown
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
 
What’s not being speaks volumes
 
There are moments in a conversation where you’re tempted to speak . . . . and in that very moment you pause and the silence becomes golden.
 
In resisting the desire talk you are engaging in proactive listening and you will gather a great deal of valuable information.
 
Now there are other times that person . . . … (7 comments)

proactive listening: The First Rule of Effective Communications - 06/13/12 11:07 PM
Motivational Power Quote
 
The First Rule of Effective Communications
“The person who would learn to communicate effectively must
first learn how to listen effectively.”
Nido Qubein, American Businessman, Consultant
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
The first rule of effective communications
 
The first rule of effective communications is to understand the other person. What they are trying to communicate, what they are trying to accomplish and what their needs and their motivation are.
 
The only way that we’re able to understand the person that we are communicating with is through active listen. … (5 comments)

proactive listening: In a Moment of Silence - 01/31/12 02:58 PM
  
Motivational Power Quote
 
In a Moment of Silence
“Silence is the element in which great things
fashion themselves together.”
James Truslow Adams 1878 – 1949 American writer and Historian        
 
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
 
In a moment of Silence
 
In a moment of silence we can listen to what the other person is saying and reflect and their words to better understand them.
 
In the moment of silence as we are actively listening to the person and  simultaneously showing respect for the person and building a … (7 comments)

proactive listening: The Strength is in the Silence - 02/20/11 11:02 AM
   
Motivational Power Quote
 
The Strength is in the Silence
"Silence is a source of great strength."
Lao Tzu   
     
As I see it. . . . . . . .
The strength is in the silence              
There will be times that we're prepared to speak and where it would be to our best interest to remain silence and listen.  
The person that has the most in control of a conversation is the person who gathers the most useful information.   
That information is collected by asking good questions and practicing the 80 - 20 of proactive listening. Proactive listening … (12 comments)

proactive listening: Become a Master Communicator - 01/16/11 01:27 PM
Motivational Power Quote

Become a Master Communicator
"Getting the right answers is only possible
when you have asked the right questions."
Michael E. Angier. Founder of Successnet
    
As I see it . . . . . . .
Become a master communicator  
Getting the right answers . . . . and gathering the right information puts a master communicator in control of the conversations.   
The foundation of getting the right answers is asking the right questions and proactive listening.  
Effective communications is in the ability to ask the right questions to accumulate information. The information that we accumulate … (5 comments)

 
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