Active Listening

Outline:

Lesson 1: Course Overview

You will spend the first part of the day getting to know participants and discussing what will take place during the workshop. Students will also have an opportunity to identify their personal learning objectives.

Lesson 2: Defining Active Listening

To begin, participants will learn what active listening is all about. They will also consider the characteristics of good listeners, get some tips for active listening, and review their pre-assignment.

Lesson 3: Body Language Basics

In this session, participants will learn why body language is so important when communicating. They will also consider positive and negative body language messages.

Lesson 4: Attitude is Everything!

Next, participants will learn about sympathy, empathy, positive intent, frame of reference, reframing, focus, and being genuine.

Lesson 5: Encouraging Conversation

Participants will learn how to use questions, probing tools, and paraphrasing to encourage others to speak. Participants will also learn about the communication process and the ladder of inference.

Lesson 6: Building Relationships

This session will give participants some tips on building rapport and finding common ground. We will also share some neuro linguistic programming tips.

Lesson 7: Getting Over Listening Roadblocks

To wrap things up, participants will explore common listening problems and consider some solutions.

Lesson 8: Workshop Wrap-Up

At the end of the course, students will have an opportunity to ask questions and fill out an action plan.

Price: $495.00
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