Monday, April 7, 2008

Listen Louder

The art of active listening is high in demand and sometimes very short in supply. Studies point out that parents listen to their children on average seven seconds (!!!) per day. If we listened more intently I am sure we would benefit in our communication amongst adults and children alike. The young daughter of a friend of mine once told him: "Dad, you need to listen louder!" That is actually pretty good advice for all of us. Let's try it!

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Urban Gavelin a native Swede with more than twenty five years of business experience. He has held positions as director of sales- marketing- and business development on Nordic, European and World Wide levels. Urban has lived and worked in Stockholm, London and New York, now works primarily with leadership development and sales training and is a credentialed coach. He has studied Executive Management at Lausanne Business School and Stockholm School of Economics.

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