Good Listeners Stand Out

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Good Listeners Stand Out   

“Without question, the art of listening is one of the most underestimated keys to success. I want you to stop and think about the friends and

you really enjoy being with, the bosses you you’ve enjoyed working for,

and I’d e willing to bet they all have one thing in common . . .

they’re good listeners.”

 Mac Anderson, Founder Simple Truth, Successories         


As I see it . . . . . . .

Good listeners stand out


Good listeners will inherit the earth and control the negotiating process. Oh well they may not inherit the earth but they will make a lot more money in their career as result of their listening skills.


A good listener will hear what others miss and gather a great deal of information by listening. They will also create lasting business relationships by listening and understanding their customers’ needs and by becoming the source to satisfy those needs.


As a result of your listening skills you will build rapport with the people you meet and create the foundation of a lasting business relationship. You will also be able to create a large sphere of influence to draw on for your future business and referrals.


Good listeners stand out in their profession simply by the fact that they listen. A good listener will do more business, create more referrals, make more money and become more successful.


©2012 Lou Ludwig, Sales and Management Consultant, Success Coach, Speaker, Trainer and Author


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Laura Cerrano
Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island - Locust Valley, NY
Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher

It's very important to listen to know what to take in and what to leave out. :)

Jul 17, 2012 12:30 PM #1
Michelle Gibson
Hansen Real Estate Group Inc. - Wellington, FL

Lou - Being a good listener is a must in our industry.

Jul 17, 2012 12:52 PM #2
Joe Petrowsky
Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709 - Manchester, CT
Your Mortgage Consultant for Life

I had always professed to being a great listener, until I took a listening seminar many years ago, with my wife. At one point during the seminar, I was in tears. I made up my mind, right then and there, to become a committment to listening.

Jul 17, 2012 08:41 PM #3
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker

The art of listening, no matter how perfected, requires more practice! Enjoy your day!

Jul 17, 2012 08:56 PM #4
Gary L. Waters, Broker Owner, Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC
Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC - Rockledge, FL
... a small office, delivering big service!

Listening...a lesson we should have learned as a child. Speak when spoken to or at least speak when appropriate.

Jul 17, 2012 11:18 PM #5
Patty Da Silva, Davie, Southwest Ranches Cooper City, Plantation, Weston, REALTOR
BROKER of Green Realty Properties® - 954-667-7253 - Davie, FL
Top Listing Broker

Agreed! Body language is also important to "listen" to.

Jul 18, 2012 02:26 AM #6
Anne Hensel
South Beaches Real Estate Professionals - Saint Petersburg, FL
Realtor - Broker - St. Pete Beach, Treasure Island

Couldn't agree more. There are still too many realtors that do not understand this concept.

Jul 19, 2012 09:21 AM #7
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