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Habit 5: Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood

Habit 5: Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood

Importance of active listening and empathy in communication. Effective individuals seek to understand others before trying to make themselves understood. Encourages to listen with an open mind and genuine desire to understand the other person's perspective. By doing so, individual can build stronger relationships and create more effective solutions to problems. 

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