Why You Need to Talk Less and Listen More

Perhaps one of the teachable moments from the latest election cycle in the US is that people need to talk less and listen more:

“Authentic, two-way communication is a lost art. Our interactions have become relegated to short, digital bursts of texts, emails and tweets. It’s seems that for many, it’s easier to deal with communication that way — but the problem is, it’s one-sided. Productive debate or simply engaging in two-way dialogue can be a major challenge. This has led to a breakdown in interpersonal communication. Whether you’re having a discussion with your coworker, spouse, child or friend — many people lack the confidence, competence, and comfort to interact with one another — particularly when the stakes are high.”

Read: Why You Need to Talk Less and Listen More at Inc.com

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