We would all like to know how to be loved by everyone.
In the end, who are our favorite people? Those who understand us and listen. Someone we can turn to and honestly say, “You get me.”
That really comes down to one skill: listening. And it’s something most of us are awful at.
In an age of sub-zero attention spans, focus is a superpower. And focusing on others is even more rare.
When I asked the #1 love researcher, John Gottman, what the best thing to do to improve a relationship was, what did he say?
Learn how to be a good listener.
And it’s no different at the office. Why do nearly 50% of people quit their jobs?
They didn’t feel their boss listened to them.
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