Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening when you'd have preferred to talk.' Doug Larson
In today's world, extrovert people are often more valued than introverts. We are constantly talking, even when not asked. We have unlearned to listen deeply.
In his amazing book 'How to win friends and influence people' Dale Carnegie says that espoused listening coupled with great and genuine questions are the key to have successful life. I couldn't agree more!
For learning, deep listening is essential: You simply cannot learn anything new if you are convinced that you already have all the answers. The way to accelerated learning is to work on your listening skills. It's very easy: Just ask open questions & keep your mouth shut more often. Apart from better learning, you'll establish much deeper relationships with people.
Ready to give it a try?