Talking ‘Listening Skills’ with Author Geoffrey Caine


Do you realize you are frustrating people by not listening to them and not letting them be heard?

You may not even realize that your listening skills are not as good as they can be. I, for one, was unaware of the many intricacies in the art of listening that could bolster a conversation, tighten a relationship, and maximize the flow of information.

In this short video, Funderstanding President, Eric Cohen talks ‘listening skills’ with Geoffrey Caine, experienced educator and author of The Listening to Life Series, delving into the problems and perils of lacking good listening skills, how they were evident in his teaching career as well as the recent government shutdown, and 2 tips to improve your listening skills.

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