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Use active listening to your advantage

Poor listening skills create roadblocks to communication, especially when the single-minded goal of the speaker is to be heard.

A speaker communicates best while he or she listens actively, which helps them to respond more organically to the needs of the audience, while simultaneously expanding their understanding of the nuanced dialogue taking place. 

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Poor listening skills create walls in Communication & make things difficult and build more chance for mishappenings and accidents, especially due to miscommunication or incorrect assumptions/conclusions.

Listen to actually understand what they’re saying.

Don’t try to finish their sent...

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