Are you aware that the art of listening is tied to effective leadership? Do you know that listening skill has been identified as one of the top skills employers seek in both entry-level and promoted employees?
According to stats by the International Listening Association, “Spoken words only account for 30-35% of the meaning. The rest is transmitted through nonverbal communication that only can be detected through visual and auditory listening.”
I once had an experience that left me emotionally bitter and hurt for a considerable period of time. Despite my being a Christian, I found it difficult to let go of a situation that long should have been gone and forgotten. Rather, the resentment within me grew, day after day.
Relationship is a key driver in the pursuit of success and sometimes, success happen by drawing inspiration from others. If you want to be successful in life, you’ll have to hangout with people who share your kind of passion for success.
People who have succeeded in the area you want to succeed in. People who are focused, driven and heading somewhere meaningful. I guess you’re familiar with the saying, ‘Birds of a feather, flock together!’