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How to Be a Good Listener

Good listening is active, not passive:

  • Maintain eye contact.
  • Do not fidget, shift your body weight often, and never look at your watch! 
  • Nod your head to show agreement but do not interrupt to make your point or share your own experiences.
  • Respond by repeating at least one key point the person you are talking with just made in the form of a question. 

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