Paul Newton has worked in IT and Project management for over 30 years and has also developed several internet based enterprises. He was a co-founder and director of ITT Ltd where he was responsible for the development and marketing of software-based management training tools. Clients included Microsof
Everyday you spend a significant proportion of your day communicating with others. By developing your active listening skills you reduce the chance of misunderstandings. This enables you to identify issues, opportunities and solve problems, becoming more productive.
This eBook describes why it is so important to active listening to others. It explains how to overcome environmental and cultural barriers as well as those you create yourself. It describes how to use reflection, clarification and questioning to make your communications more effective.
Talking to other people one-to-one makes up a significant proportion of the total amount of communication that you are involved in each day. Active listening will reduce the chance of misunderstandings, help to solve problems, and allow you to take advantage of opportunities you may have previously missed. This eBook describes what active listening is and how it can make you a more effective manager.
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