Education and Goal Attainment

By: Jonathan Ikard

Stop Talking

Two ears and 1 mouth

Listening Skills are important

Can not listen if your talking

Practice Active Listening

Concentrating vs hearing

eliminate distractions

concentrate on what is being said

Note Taking

For important information you will need to know in future

Focus on key terms

do not try to write down every word

Identify areas of confusion

Write down concerns or questions

do not interrupt

ask at a appropriate time

Barriers

Inhibit Effective listening

Interrupting speaker, having a closed mind, reacting emotionally