Did you know that April is Listening Awareness Month? Career expert, performance management coach and author Joe Takash has helped high-profile clients like American Express and Prudential improve the listening skills of their staff members. He has developed what he calls, “The 4 sins of bad business listeners.” Here’s the list of bad listening traits:
While Takash states that we are all guilty of these listening sins from time to time, being a bad listener on a regular basis obviously can damage your work relationships. How can you be a fully engaged team player if you are not listening to your team members?
So are you guilty of being a bad business listener? What about your co-workers or bosses?