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Effective speaking and effective listening are the ultimate communication skills. They enable we Humans to reach the pinnacle of understanding each other. A pinnacle of our own choosing.
These two go hand in glove as do Tools and Mind. A refined combination of different types of listening, together they minimize friction between people, and maximize productivity.
Spiritually and materially, these tools are essential to Humanities technical and behavioral advancement. Effective listening is the action phase of the communication world. It is here we find inspiration and purpose, and the ways and means to manifest that inspiration and purpose into it’s spiritual and material equivalent.
Our personal World, and the wider World, improves in accordance to how effectively we listen.
From the contents of this page alone, we can see that effective listening, inextricably allied to thought, can change the world
Whether or not one agrees with a speaker, when we listen, we learn. It is better to know than not to know. When we listen with the purpose to understand another Human, we are giving ourselves and all parties involved the best possible opportunity for the best possible outcome.
An effective listener always gains the most knowledge, and generally, the best understanding, of any given situation.
This ability enables a competent listener to develop expertise essential to problem solving.
Like all worthwhile endeavors, improving listening skills is never quite done. One discovers listening gets more interesting as one purposely and continuously expands his or her mind.
Improving listening skills by learning and applying the fundamentals of listening places one in a position of considerable power - and responsibility
Part three of the various Types Of Listening insights covers the final four types. Culminating with Effective Listening, which could be considered the most powerful form of listening. In light of this consideration, Effective Listening will have it’s own dedicated page.
Mastering the different types of listening enables effective communication - entitling one to all the benefits that follow such effort.
More Types Of Listening is part two of three parts. In this part we begin to get a sense of the power a genuine listener wields.
More different types of listening insights to deepen our understanding of our fellows
The different types of listening are tools and aids on our never ending quest to understand our fellows.
Covered here in three parts, it may initially seem a lot to learn. Notwithstanding that fact, a Master of any craft or discipline welcomes all and any tools that will help him or her to execute their expertise.
Paradoxically, the power contained in the art of listening can only be appreciated after one masters this influential art. Such is Life.
Personal-Development-Rocks.com is about to undergo a name change, a surprisingly complex operation. If I have done my part correctly, the only thing you will notice will be the new name and new RSS subscription options, which are already available.
If you wish to do so, you can re-subscribe - or subscribe - now. Your subscription will carry over to the new site.
The serious part of this name change operation takes place via Solo Build It!, and SiteSell’s servers. Personal-Development-Rocks.com will be off air for approximately 24 hrs to allow all the technical stuff to slot into place.
When complete, the new site name will be – https//www.pdthinkersrock.com. This will take place soon.
I will advise you in advance of the switchover date.
A Domain Name change is the last phase of a massive time consuming technical process for Webmasters who metamorphose from a solid but rather clunky system to the fast and responsive Web experience we are taking for granted today.
The proliferation of Mobile Smart Phones has transformed the nature of Web Surfing and the construction of Websites. What was once cool and required, such as dashes and a long descriptive Domain Name, is now a hindrance to effective searching.
The Search Engines are building an environment whereby searchers can easily find what they are seeking. The Engines are accomplishing this by setting commendably high standards for Websites to meet.
In turn this encourages Webmasters to lift their game, and at the same time makes it very difficult for a cheat to feature on, let alone dominate, search engine result pages. In this new world being created, cheats will be weeded out and Merit will rule.
These complex technical, and behavior changes are for the better. We are all beneficiaries.
Technology companies came to the party with technical solutions to vexing problems. Such as responsive design platforms that host almost every device that could interact with the Web.
Taking advantage of these changes for the better, Website designers are showcasing their awesome expertise, producing everything from purely practical work stations, to works of art.
From my perspective of being both a Webmaster and a consumer, I would like to express my thanks and appreciation to each and every individual who has made, and continues to make, the Good side of the Internet what it is today.
In particular, I wish to express my deep gratitude to Ken Evoy and his dedicated team at SiteSell who have guided me on every step of this demanding journey of technical metamorphosis. These folk are a credit to themselves, their industry, and to Humanity. I am delighted to have met them through the very medium they are helping to shape for the better.
To be continued . . .