Improve Your Listening in 28 Days or Less

For the next 28 days I will post key points from the webinar and you can share your progress, challenges and get support

Quick Quiz

Rate yourself on each of the items below. Only you will see the result so you can be as honest as your self-awareness allows. 

The rating scale is: 0 = Never, 1 = Sometimes, 2 = Often, 3 = Always

When I listen, I find myself:

  1. Easily distracted
  2. Faking attention, acting polite
  3. Reacting to emotional words
  4. interrupting frequently
  5. Tuning out on uninteresting topics
  6. Daydreaming if the speaker is slow
  7. Jumping to conclusions
  8. Finding fault with the message
  9. Thinking of what I want to say

Adapted from Eastwood Atwater (1981) I Hear You. Prentice Hall

So how did you go? The highest score is 27, the lowest zero, but I think if any of us got that we’re kidding ourselves. Obviously the lower the score the better, but what I want you to do with this is identify what you’re worst at, because that gives you a goal to work towards improving

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Ann Rolfe is internationally recognised as Australia's leading specialist in mentoring, and is available for speaking, training and consulting. Here Ann shares her knowledge and allows you to ask your most pressing questions about mentoring.

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