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Can they listen?

When you encounter people in any kind of setting, from professional to social, they can choose to:

  1. talk,
  2. listen, or
  3. do neither.
  • There’s often a bias against listening as part of someone’s skill set—that’s why you will never see it on a resume.
  • I’m sure many of you believe it indicates passivity or laziness or some other character flaw.

I think this reaction is a result of mistaking people who do (3) with those who do (2).

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Content Curator | Absurdist | Amateur Gamer | Failed musician | Successful pessimist | Pianist |

I wish somebody had told me these things when I was younger. I now practice them when I need to get a fast assessment of people I don’t know well.

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