How to decrease misunderstandings and increase cooperation by listening to understand

My Entry in the NUHA Foundation’s Blogging Contest

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What’s the problem with listening to respond?

How to start listening to understand

Keep an open mind.

Get rid of outside distractions.

Listen for the big picture, not for details.

Don’t interrupt or jump to conclusions.

Put the big picture takeaway in your own words, then add details.

Challenge yourself.

I started writing in elementary school and never stopped. I enjoy sharing stories about my hard-learned life lessons and writing advice.

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