A good listener listens to the speakers attentively, while listening to the
words; they do not become absence minded. > A good listener usually listens to the speakers keeping eye to eye contact in
most of the times. > A good listener becomes overwhelmed with the speech, his expression
changes in accordance with what he listens; (Such as – smiling slightly,
getting surprised, expressing grief, etc). → A good listener does not speak about himself while the others speak,
considering time and opportunity or after the end of others’ speech, he
speaks or makes his remarks. > A good listener does not start speaking suddenly on any irrelevant matter
during listening to the others or their speech; rather he, who is a good listener, helps the speaker from time to time confine within the subject
matter by logical views exchanging mutual interaction with him. Now think, do you have these characteristics? All of us have more or less the characteristics of becoming good listener. We should try to be good listener, because it is necessary to be good listener for becoming successful in workplace.
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When someone speaks, I listen to it attentively When someone speaks, I cease some other work (which disturbs attention) Before listening to anything or any speaking from anyone, I decide mentally what I want to know I cease to talk to another when someone speaks Listening to anything I gather the key words so that I can remember the subject matter If possible, I try to take notes of the important matters along with listening If I can not understand any subject matter by listening to anything, I ask the speaker rational questions about that matter At the time of listening of something, I look at the speaker’s eyes so that I can understand his expression At the time of someone’s speaking I cease to divert or try to divert his attention to another side After listening to anything I try to understand its background
By counting how many you have given on a, b, c, d, e in the answer of ten sentences, put in the equation below and find out your score. Your score = 1 x (the number, on how many “a’ you have given + 2 x (the number, on how many ‘b’ you have given ) + 3 * (the number, on how many ‘c’ you have given) + 4 x (the number, on how many “d’ you have given ) + 5* (the number, on how many ‘e’ you have given)
If your score is From 10 to 20: you are inattentive. From 20 to 30: you need more attention. From 30 to 40: you are attentive. From 40 to 50: you are very attentive

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