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Jodi Ettenberg

Shared July 16, 2016

Worth a read!

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Shared July 22, 2016

Good listening is much more than being silent while the other person talks.

jonathan bruck

Shared August 20, 2016

While many of us have thought of being a good listener being like a sponge that accurately absorbs what the other person is saying, instead, what these findings show is that good listeners are like trampolines. They are someone you can bounce ideas off of — and rather than absorbing your ideas and energy, they amplify, energize, and clarify your thinking. They make you feel better not merely passively absorbing, but by actively supporting. This lets you gain energy and height, just like someone jumping on a trampoline.

Ross Morrison McGill

Shared October 16, 2016

Research: good listening is seen as a cooperative conversation.

Ross Morrison McGill

Shared December 4, 2016

Energy, acceleration, height and amplification. These are the hallmarks of great listening.

Sofie Verhalle

Shared October 26, 2016

good listeners are like trampolines. They are someone you can bounce ideas off of — and rather than absorbing your ideas and energy, they amplify, energize, and clarify your thinking. They make you feel better not merely passively absorbing, but by actively supporting. This lets you gain energy and height, just like someone jumping on a trampoline.

khal Davenport

Shared July 25, 2016

some good insight on how to conduct better interviews

Nishan Pantha

Shared August 8, 2016

Not to mention the level of patience one should have to consume the information...

Nishan Pantha

Shared November 18, 2018

Of course, there are different levels of listening. Not every conversation requires the highest levels of listening, but many conversations would benefit from greater focus and listening skill...

Ashutosh Mundhada

Shared July 17, 2016

Read, Implement, Review, Repeat.

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Good listeners are like trampolines. They are someone you can bounce ideas off of — and rather than absorbing your ideas and energy, they amplify, energize, and clarify your thinking.

Nick Heynen

Shared September 14, 2016

Some good ideas for how to make yourself a better listener.

Rakesh Gupta

Shared July 25, 2016

Most people think good listening comes down to things like not speaking, active listening, and repeating what others have said. But truly great listeners do much more.

Nick Lenten

Shared August 20, 2016

Good listening is much more than being silent while the other person talks.

Gaurav Singh

Shared July 14, 2016

Explains what we think good listeners do vs what their research shows good listeners do and also breaks good listening into levels

Rajat Verma

Shared July 20, 2016

the highest and best form of listening comes in playing the same role for the other person that a trampoline plays for a child. It gives energy, acceleration, height and amplification. These are the hallmarks of great listening.

Rakesh Gupta

Shared August 5, 2016

Most people think good listening comes down to things like not speaking, active listening, and repeating what others have said. But truly great listeners do much more.

Prateek Keshari

Shared September 22, 2016

Noted.

Gary-Yau Chan

Shared August 1, 2016

They are someone you can bounce ideas off of — and rather than absorbing your ideas and energy, they amplify, energize, and clarify your thinking. They make you feel better not merely passively absorbing, but by actively supporting. This lets you gain energy and height, just like someone jumping on a trampoline.

Eric Fung

Shared August 17, 2016

This reminds me of the feeling when you can tell a good interviewer from a mediocre one

Ritika Upadhyay

Shared August 29, 2016

While many of us have thought of being a good listener being like a sponge that accurately absorbs what the other person is saying, instead, what these findings show is that good listeners are like trampolines. They are someone you can bounce ideas off of — and rather than absorbing your ideas and energy, they amplify, energize, and clarify your thinking. They make you feel better not merely passively absorbing, but by actively supporting. This lets you gain energy and height, just like someone jumping on a trampoline.

Adam B

Shared November 4, 2018

good listeners are like trampolines. They are someone you can bounce ideas off of — and rather than absorbing your ideas and energy, they amplify, energize, and clarify your thinking. They make you feel better not merely passively absorbing, but by actively supporting.

Fabricio Lemos

Shared January 8, 2017

Good listening is much more than being silent while the other person talks.

Katy LaVallee

Shared January 12, 2017

Seems like they are saying good listening is like good conversation, except you let the other person guide the conversation.

Mattias Jägerskog

Shared July 29, 2016

Be a trampoline.

good listeners are like trampolines. They are someone you can bounce ideas off of — and rather than absorbing your ideas and energy, they amplify, energize, and clarify your thinking. They make you feel better not merely passively absorbing, but by actively supporting. This lets you gain energy and height, just like someone jumping on a trampoline.

Mark Anderson

Shared November 20, 2018

people perceive the best listeners to be those who periodically ask questions that promote discovery and insight

Scott Light

Shared July 16, 2016

This is so good

what these findings show is that good listeners are like trampolines. They are someone you can bounce ideas off of — and rather than absorbing your ideas and energy, they amplify, energize, and clarify your thinking. They make you feel better not merely passively absorbing, but by actively supporting. This lets you gain energy and height, just like someone jumping on a trampoline.

Scott Light

Shared July 16, 2016

Finally, we hope all will see that the highest and best form of listening comes in playing the same role for the other person that a trampoline plays for a child. It gives energy, acceleration, height and amplification. These are the hallmarks of great listening.

Sebastian Andil

Shared August 17, 2016

Are you a good listener?

Gary L

Shared June 24, 2017

Great listening is more than being quiet while the other person speaks. And it's more than repeating what was said. It's providing a safe and empathetic space.

tal allweil

Shared August 1, 2016

Good listening is a skill worth cultivating!

Jasper

Shared August 22, 2016

While many of us have thought of being a good listener being like a sponge that accurately absorbs what the other person is saying, instead, what these findings show is that good listeners are like trampolines. They are someone you can bounce ideas off of — and rather than absorbing your ideas and energy, they amplify, energize, and clarify your thinking.

Antonia Inri

Shared September 18, 2016

looking for a listener, but none came. so i try to become one. hope i could be a good listener...

Xinyi Tieu

Shared October 19, 2016

I need more people like this in my life.

The listener asks questions that clarify assumptions the other person holds and helps the other person to see the issue in a new light.

Gabriela Cardoso

Shared August 4, 2016

Esse artigo me deu algumas lições de casa 🤔😜

what these findings show is that good listeners are like trampolines. They are someone you can bounce ideas off of — and rather than absorbing your ideas and energy, they amplify, energize, and clarify your thinking.

Chris ~

Shared August 20, 2016

"Good listening is much more than being silent while the other person talks. The best conversations were active.

Good listening included interactions that build a person’s self-esteem.

Good listening was seen as a cooperative conversation.

Good listeners tended to make suggestions."

Samy Amirou

Shared July 22, 2016

good listeners are like trampolines. They are someone you can bounce ideas off of — and rather than absorbing your ideas and energy, they amplify, energize, and clarify your thinking.

J Norby

Shared July 27, 2016

the highest and best form of listening comes in playing the same role for the other person that a trampoline plays for a child. It gives energy, acceleration, height and amplification.

Samantha Go

Shared August 29, 2016

I think we could all use a reminder of how to be better listeners. Or even better ones, if you think you're great already

Lindsay Wilcox

Shared November 11, 2016

Good listening is much more than being silent while the other person talks. To the contrary, people perceive the best listeners to be those who periodically ask questions that promote discovery and insight. These questions gently challenge old assumptions, but do so in a constructive way. Sitting there silently nodding does not provide sure evidence that a person is listening, but asking a good question tells the speaker the listener has not only heard what was said, but that they comprehended it well enough to want additional information.

Leslie McIntire

Shared July 18, 2016

I think we all would benefit from honing our listening skills.

Bradley Wehrwein

Shared November 18, 2018

good listeners are like trampolines. They are someone you can bounce ideas off of — and rather than absorbing your ideas and energy, they amplify, energize, and clarify your thinking. They make you feel better not merely passively absorbing, but by actively supporting. This lets you gain energy and height, just like someone jumping on a trampoline.

Jeremy Schreifels

Shared July 28, 2016

much management advice on listening suggests doing these very things – encouraging listeners to remain quiet, nod and “mm-hmm” encouragingly, and then repeat back to the talker something like, “So, let me make sure I understand. What you’re saying is…” However, recent research that we conducted suggests that these behaviors fall far short of describing good listening skills.

Chris Le

Shared July 19, 2016

A trampoline - I like that word image.

While many of us have thought of being a good listener being like a sponge that accurately absorbs what the other person is saying, instead, what these findings show is that good listeners are like trampolines. They are someone you can bounce ideas off of — and rather than absorbing your ideas and energy, they amplify, energize, and clarify your thinking. They make you feel better not merely passively absorbing, but by actively supporting. This lets you gain energy and height, just like someone jumping on a trampoline.

Kamil Steć

Shared November 24, 2018

Good listening is much more than being silent while the other person talks. To the contrary, people perceive the best listeners to be those who periodically ask questions that promote discovery and insight.

Good listening is much more than being silent while the other person talks. To the contrary, people perceive the best listeners to be those who periodically ask questions that promote discovery and insight.

carla panda

Shared July 21, 2016

poor listeners were seen as competitive — as listening only to identify errors in reasoning or logic, using their silence as a chance to prepare their next response. That might make you an excellent debater, but it doesn’t make you a good listener.

liu 刘

Shared August 17, 2016

Chances are you think you’re a good listener. People’s appraisal of their listening ability is much like their assessment of their driving skills, in that the great bulk of adults think they’re above average.

David Christian

Shared September 10, 2016

Good listening requires so much more than: (a) not talking when others are speaking, (b) letting others know you’re listening through facial expressions and verbal sounds, and (c) being able to repeat what others have said

It also requires active and constructive two-way conversation, asking the right questions, improving the speaker's thought process by giving some appropriate feedbacks instead of always imposing your own view and winning an argument with the speaker.

Tania Orellana

Shared December 7, 2018

the highest and best form of listening comes in playing the same role for the other person that a trampoline plays for a child. It gives energy, acceleration, height and amplification.

Linda Lou Lee

Shared July 31, 2016

This describes my best friend to a tee!

Jesús Miguel Hernández

Shared July 17, 2016

Finally, we hope all will see that the highest and best form of listening comes in playing the same role for the other person that a trampoline plays for a child. It gives energy, acceleration, height and amplification. These are the hallmarks of great listening.

Ralph Wolff

Shared July 18, 2016

Good insights.

Chad Huber

Shared July 27, 2016

#whatimreading good listening is a rewarding skill, not a task.

Manuel K

Shared August 25, 2016

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Emiliano Huescas

Shared November 19, 2018

TIL un buen oyente es como un trampolín.