Active Listening

Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

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    There are so many useful skills you’ll develop while doing your research – from critical thinking and being able to evaluate your work and that of others, to time management skills. But the research world is rapidly changing, so what skills can you develop now to make you ready for the research future?

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    There are certain skills you can work on or acquire that will help you in your journey to becoming an effective facilitator.

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    Studies on listening have show that we spend 60% of our communication time listening and that the average person can only remember 10% of that 3 days later. Discover why most of us find listening so difficult and how we can improve our listening skills.

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    11 core compentencies to provide greater understanding about the skills and approaches used within today’s coaching profession as defined by the International Coach Federation

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