Active Listening

Active listening is about using all of our senses to capture what someone is really trying to say.

What is Active Listening

Active listening is about using all of our senses to capture what someone is really trying to say. There are three levels of listening: 1) Internal listening 2) Focused listening 3) Global listening.

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Related methods and techniques to Active Listening

  • Focused Listening

    1. Focused Listening

    Focused listening means listening to the speaker's words and paying attention to the speaker's emotional indicators such as voice, tone of voice, and facial expressions.

  • Global Listening

    2. Global Listening

    Global listening is the highest level of listening and allows for a broader context to be formed about the message. The listener pays attention not only to the speaker, his words and emotions, but also to subtle clues about the meeting, such as the speaker's posture and energy.

  • Internal listening

    3. Internal listening

    Internal listening means that we hear the words but we are not very attentive. By Internal listening, we interpret the meaning – how will this affect me?