Listening Myths and Misconceptions

Don't believe everything you hear, or you might fall for falsehoods.

Listening is when you use…

From Transcultural Leadership: Empowering the Diverse Workforce, by George F. Simmons, Carmen Vasquez, and Phillip R. Harris, Fig. 2.2, p. 37. Copyright 1993 by Gulf Publishing Company. Used with permission. All rights reserved.

Listening Is Easy Because It's Natural

Excuse me? Could you repeat that? Listening is hard. It's partly physical; you won't listen as well if you're tired. It's partly mental; you'll listen better if you're familiar with words, people, and how to size up a situation. It's partly willpower; ...

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