Human resource experts list, "Fail to listen
to and help employees feel that their opinions are valued" as among the top 10 mistakes that managers routinely make.
According to Buckley, "Students listen
to the equivalent of a book a day; talk the equivalent of a book a week; read the equivalent of a book a month; and write the equivalent of a book a year" (1992, p.
Many of my male friends, when they were about to get married or had just gotten married, received the advice to listen
to their wives.
After they have written some of the key elements, the teacher elicits a number of words from the students and listens
to their initial guesses about the topic of the listening material but does not make "right" or "wrong" comments.
The most basic and powerful way to connect to another person is to listen
My brother doesn't listen
to Sirius and he'll point out a new song like ``Mama's Room'' by Under The Influence of Giants, and I'll say, `I've been listening to that for four months,' '' Sandler said.
My wife Janet and I take time each morning on waking to pray and listen
for direction from the God who has led us so wonderfully all these years in fair weather and foul.
Most people would agree that having someone listen
to you makes you feel better - mentally and physically.
At a conference session on improving children's listening skills, one educator present remarked, "I hate to sound like a grouchy old teacher, but I have been teaching for 16 years and I think that kids today just don't know how to listen
I also listen
to a lot of downtown people I work with, like Elliott Sharp and Bill Frisell, and some string music, like the Soldier String Quartet; also a little jazz - Butch Morris, Ornette Coleman, Sun Ra, Miles Davis.
Perhaps then, if we listen
attentively, we shall hear amid the uproar of empires and nations a faint flutter of wings, the gentle stirring of life and hope.