Active Listening for Beginners

Learning To Listen When Nobody Else Is
Rating: 4.6 out of 5 (321 ratings)
2,313 students
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What active listening is, and why it's valuable, including as antidote to pandemic loneliness
How to apply the 3 steps of Active Listening
Two easy tips to gauge your success immediately
One simple tool to make Active Listening a habit


  • Your curiosity
  • Desire to connect with other people in meaningful ways
  • Desire to improve your relationships


What's unique about this course is:

  • You get to learn through animation and storytelling. You follow the story of "Agile Adventurer Ana" - why she wants to learn Active Listening, what's at stake for her, what's holding her back, and how she beats the odds

  • Fun, practical ways to actually acquire the skill of active listening, not just a theoretical description

  • Scenarios, simulations, sample language to use and practical approaches like a buddy system and step-by step guides

  • Certification with the EQ Agile Academy available


  • 15 micro-learning modules, 3-6 minutes each, 1.5 hours of content and interactive activities.

Who this course is for:

  • Connection seekers: People who want to better connect with others, especially during the social isolation time of the pandemic

  • Relationship developers: Those of you who want to improve the quality of your professional and personal relationships

  • Agile newbies and junkies alike

Who this course is for:

  • Folks interested in practical skills to help them connect with other people
  • People who want an antidote to pandemic isolation
  • Agile-curious

Course content

4 sections15 lectures1h 19m total length
  • Introduction & Welcome to the Course
  • Quick Start Guide: The 3 Easy Steps to Active Listening


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Kelly Fidei
  • 4.6 Instructor Rating
  • 321 Reviews
  • 2,313 Students
  • 1 Course

I help people and organizations to discover the best in themselves, then hold themselves accountable to that.

I coach talented people who are ready to grow (this means you!). As both an agile coach, and a professional leadership and organizational coach, I listen closely to you for what's possible. As we develop our partnership, I support you to grow in concrete, observable ways. I hold over ten industry certifications in both International Coaching Federation approaches as well as Agile.

If you're ready to blow past blockers or explore your best hopes, then I invite you to try out the course!