No, Really — Listen: Tips to Greater Success (Harvard Business Review)

A mistake many American men make — and parents, too, in our society — is responding to a problem by automatically trying to solve it, when listening is all their wives or children want. They just want to be heard.

Peter Bregman is a strategic advisor to CEOs and their leadership teams. His tips in the article, “How to Really Listen,” include asking questions, but is quick to point out — “You don’t really believe that, do you?” does not count as a question.

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