The Participation Blog

The More Effective Listening Level

Cable and online media have created a culture where everyone talks – or yells, and nobody bothers to listen. It’s as if the last person standing – talking … wins. Empirical evidence and research has taught us that one of the most effective first steps in dealing with adversarial groups and emotional people is to … listen. You may be familiar with background, passive and active listening; let us introduce you to compassionate listening.