How to Actively Listen To Be More Successful !
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How to Actively Listen To Be More Successful !

Learn how to listen better so you can increase productivity, improve relationships and make better use of your time.
4.2 (10 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
898 students enrolled
Last updated 5/2015
English
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Includes:
  • 28 mins on-demand video
  • 5 mins on-demand audio
  • 6 Articles
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Improve relationships
  • Be more productive
  • Produce high-quality work
  • Meet deadlines
  • Save time
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Requirements
  • The only thing you will need is a computer with internet access, speakers and a printer to print the worksheet if you would like.
Description

Join more than 800 students in this course to be more successful by improving your listening skills!

This course should be taken by anyone who wants to improve their listening skills. If you want to improve your relationships, work productivity, quality of work, meet deadlines and use your time wisely you should take this course.

This course will teach you everything you need to know about being an active listener. Being an active listener means you are engaged in the conversation and will get the most out of it as possible. This course explains the five steps you need to follow in order to achieve success. Once you are able to listen better, you will see success increase in all areas of your life.

This course comes with 23 lectures consisting of video, audio and text. There is a worksheet provided and activities for you to take part in. There are also a few quizzes so you can test your knowledge along the way.

You shouldn't take this course if you are already a perfect listener and don't need to improve in anything.

Don't waste another minute, take this course now!

Who is the target audience?
  • This active listening course is meant for anyone who wants to improve their listening skills, in both professional and personal settings.
  • You should take this course If you want to improve your relationships, work productivity, quality of work, meet deadlines and use your time wisely .
  • This course is probably not for you if you are already an excellent listener and do not need to improve your skills.
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 23 Lectures Collapse All 23 Lectures 36:03
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Introduction to the course!
3 Lectures 04:16

This lecture will welcome students to the course.

Preview 02:23

This lecture provides the student with an overview of the course, what will be covered and the different types of lectures involved.

Preview 01:29

This lecture provides a recap of everything you learned in the section.

Conclusion to Section 1
00:24
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Remove Distractions
4 Lectures 11:49

This lecture introduces this section to the student.

Preview 02:01

In this lecture the student will learn to identify distractions. There is a worksheet the student can print off to aid this lecture.

Preview 06:06

This lecture teaches the student how to remove the distractions identified in the previous lecture. There is a worksheet available to aid this lecture.

Work to Remove Distractions
03:17

Identify potential distractions and how to effectively remove them.

Distractions
3 questions

This lecture provides a recap of everything you learned in the section.

Conclusion to Section 2
00:25
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Understand the message
4 Lectures 05:18

This lecture introduces this section to the student.

Introduction to Understanding the Message
01:54

In this lecture the student will learn the importance of listening to the speaker.

Are You Listening?
01:27

This lecture teaches the student to focus on the speaker and why it's important.

Focus on Speaker
01:29

This lecture provides a recap of everything you learned in the section.

Conclusion to Section 3
00:28
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Repeat Back
4 Lectures 04:43

This lecture introduces this section to the student.

Introduction to Repeat Back
00:56

In this lecture, the student will learn the value of repeating back what they heard and how to accomplish it.

Did you hear me?
01:23

Did You Hear Me?
2 questions

In this lecture, students will get a chance to practice what they learned.

Activity: Practice Repeating Back
02:04

This lecture provides a recap of everything you learned in the section.

Conclusion to Section 4
00:20
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Acknowledge the speaker
4 Lectures 04:50

This lecture introduces this section to the student.

Introduction to Acknowledge the Speaker
00:46

This lecture teaches students how to acknowledge the speaker.

Ways to Show You Are Listening
01:11

This lecture gives the student an opportunity to practice what they learned.

Activity: Practice Acknowledging the Speaker
02:31

This lecture provides a recap of everything you learned in the section.

Conclusion to Section 5
00:22
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Take responsibility
3 Lectures 02:52

This lecture introduces this section to the student.

Introduction to Take Responsibility
00:44

This lecture teaches the student what they can do to be a responsible listener.

How to be a Responsible Listener
01:51

Taking Responsibility
3 questions

This lecture provides a recap of everything you learned in the section.

Conclusion to Section 6
00:17
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Course Wrap-up
1 Lecture 01:20

This lecture provides a recap of everything you learned in the course and brings the course to closure.

Goodbye!
01:20
About the Instructor
Kristel Keys Running, MABC
4.2 Average rating
10 Reviews
898 Students
1 Course
Communications Expert, Writer, Editor

Kristel has always had a passion for communications. In high school she wrote for the school paper which carried on to her college years when she wrote for the university paper. Writing, speaking, listening...you name it- Kristel has done it and done it well!

Kristel has 15 years of experience in marketing and communications, including strategy, planning, messaging, branding, writing and editing. Her industry experience ranges from manufacturing to retail to food and beverages and everything in between.

Kristel is currently a communications consultant at Obsidian Link where she helps businesses identify their communication needs, develops a strategy on how to meet those needs and helps them implement the plan, as needed. She also conducts workshops and trainings to teach businesses and their employees best practices in communicating.

Kristel's education consists of a bachelor's degree in Communications Technologies Management with an emphasis in Public Relations and a foundation in Management and a master's degree in Business Communications specializing in Leadership and Influence.