How to be a better listener in all of life
“The first thing people do when they come across a sick person is say, ‘I don’t know what to say.’ Then they never stop talking.”
We are all busy at work, and we often forget that our coworkers, managers and our employees have a life outside of work, and that they may be caring for an aging or sick parent, friend or family member. Or perhaps it is you who is juggling unique demands of work and home life? If so, the techniques below will help you to do this thing called “care-giving” in a more skillful way. Some of these tips are also helpful for communicating to others both in and outside of the office.