Talk Less, Listen More

Do you listen to others only with the intent to reply?

Actually listening to someone shows you care. Listen first with the intent to understand. With people, slow is fast. Taking the time to help people feel understood gives them the space to solve the problem themselves.

Get Better: Talk Less, Listen More

  • Identify situations where you need to listen better.
  • Seek to understand others' perspectives before sharing your own.
  • Take sincere interest in what others have to say.

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Join Wall Street Journal bestselling author and FranklinCovey's chief people officer, Todd Davis, for a complimentary Get Better webcast. Learn more about the 15 proven practices to build effective relationships at work. 

About the Author

Todd Davis

Todd Davis has over 30 years of experience in human resources, training and training development, executive recruiting, sales, and marketing. Todd is currently a member of the FranklinCovey Executive Team where he serves as the Chief People Officer. He is also a bestselling author with two books to his credit, Get Better: 15 Proven Practices to Build Effective Relationships at Work and Talent Unleashed: 3 Leadership Conversations for Tapping the Unlimited Potential of People.

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