Guest blogger Lorie Sheffer: All ears

Old drawing f man using early telephone
All ears (photo: Lorie Sheffer)


We learn so much more when we listen than we do when we speak.

We learn so much more when we reach out to people who aren’t like us. What insight do we gain when we only surround ourselves with like-minded people; people who support the views and opinions we already have?

We may not end up agreeing, or changing our view or even understanding. But at least if we listen, we will almost always learn.

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Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites.