These Quick Tips Will Make You A Better Listener

Success coach Shawn Byfield chats with choreographer Jamie Hodgins

Quick Tips To Become A Better Listener

1️⃣ Stop talking
(Wow! What a concept! Literally, STOP talking. Just pay attention)
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2️⃣ Let other people talk
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3️⃣ Listen respectfully⠀⠀⠀
(Be present. Pay attention. Acknowledge what the person said)⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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4️⃣ Respond respectfully
(Smile. Say thank you for sharing. Be enthusiastic and open, so the speaker wants to share with you again)
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REPEAT this process!⠀⠀⠀
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Many people hear, but too few people LISTEN. ⠀
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Practice these quick tips in your very next conversation. Let me know how it went? 👊🏾

– Shawn Byfield

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Shawn Byfield is a certified public speaker, expert dance coach and entrepreneur. A National authority in dance and veteran in entertainment, film and fashion, Byfield is a DORA AWARD winning choreographer, GEMINI AWARD nominee, and BLACK CANADIANS AWARD nominee. Shawn Byfield loves to travel nationally as an inspiring mentor, adjudicator, public speaker and choreographer.

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