Listening Is My Native Language

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Wassup everyone, I remember my dad would tell me to silence that little member under my nose. He would say if I were to open my ears and listen more than my urge to speak and hear my own voice I would learn and attain so much. Listen with your ears not your mouth. That’s kind of the problem in our world so many people over talk one another. The desire to hears ones own voice is toxic. Everyone wants to be heard but don’t want to understand and listen to someone. You can learn alot if you stayed quiet. Each person has a reason why they are talking and trying to communicate something. This world might a little bit better if we took the time to hear one another speak. We could reach better conclusions on a common goal or criss if the communication was there. But anyway listen with your ears bit with your mouth. It gives the brain a chance to learn and understand what is being said.
So peace

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Often the quietest voices are the easiest to overlook. A lot of communication is listening – not just lis-ten-ing to figure out what you want to say in response.” – Johnny Ive

Probably the biggest leaps in my careers have been when I have stopped myself from listening to respond as Johnny talks about above, and instead work harder at listening to learn. I got so many best practices and learned so much in those moments. It changes you if you can stop being antsy enough to control the urge to want to always talk over someone.

You get to really know someone when you let them talk. You make a connection of trust. Not everyone wants the answers you think you have. Some have the answers and all they need is someone to listen to them and help guide them on wether they are on the right track or…

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