You know, somebody said that a good listener is a good talker with a sore throat.
I love that. That’s sometimes what it takes for me to be a good listener.
Well. I think sometimes it’s just kind of a way to discipline yourself to say, “Hey. I’m going to stop talking and tune in to my partner.”
The truth is, I thought I was a great listener until I realized I interrupted you all the time and finished your sentences. I don’t even wait to hear you out.
Well, it goes both ways. I love what Will Rodgers said, “Never miss a good chance to shut up.” Pretty plain but you get the point.
I get the point.
And we all do. The point is that sometimes we need to stop talking and start listening.
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