Real People Listen – Listeners Attract Like Flowers

Have you ever noticed that people who listen attract all different people to themselves? I’ll offer three possible explanations for this phenomenon. Firstly, people who listen value the experience of listening. They understand that little concerning the human race can be accomplished without listening. Sooner or later, someone has to tune in to other people. […]

Real People Listen – Author Yossi Klein Halevi

I had the good fortune of attending journalist, Senior Fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem, and speaker Yossi Klein Halevi’s overview of his new book Like Dreamers: The Story of Israeli Paratroopers Who Reunited Jerusalem and Divided a Nation. Yossi, an unassuming, quiet, tall fellow, held the audience with rapt attention. Why? His […]

Real People Listen – How Doing “This” Can Improve Your Listening

I spent one year focusing on my listening skills in 2008. My life has never been the same. For this reason, being engaged in the listening process continues to be my life’s endeavor. Meditation…the state of calmness, distraction free, and focused in the present is the process practiced by millions of people to listen. I had heard, read and […]