How to concentrate (read a book or work) when other people are talking instead of listening to their conversation?
I find it very difficult to concentrate on a task, if people are talking in the "neighborhood", e.g. reading a book in the tram or train or in a doctor's waiting room where other people are talking....
I have trouble remembering instant things in mind. It really feels weird when I am talking about something and then I ask the person talking to me as, "Excuse me! Where were we?." I have been told by ...
While talking to someone at work or even on the phone I often find myself drifting off where my attention wanders off. This happens even during short say 5 ~ 10 minute conversations. If while talking ...
I'm convinced some quiet background music can increase productivity and I'm willing to try. I'd rather listen to music on head phones than street noise. I believe that the music should : Be non-...
I thought it is productive to generate or download some audio files and listen to them in dead times (for example in car) to speed up the learning in my education. I am a university professor and I ...
Audio book sales are increasing since 2010 in the world. But do audio books really help us analyze a book? I ask because some people (including me) like to touch what they read. This is also the ...
Many times, I loose focus while reading and listening. While having conversation with someone, if someone explains me something lengthier after few lines, I loose concentration and can't grasp ...
We have a client who speaks at an incredibly fast pace. I often get lost in the middle of our conversation. Even at that pace, he speaks in coherent sentences and my colleagues don't have any issues ...
(Related with this question) I have recently started to hear audiobooks in my daily commute, giving me 40 minutes a day of "book listening". However, though it's my first time on the audiobook world, ...
A lot of people around me in my office listen to music or podcasts on their headphones. I am not particularly a fan of just listening to music all day, however, I can see the benefit of podcasts. ...
I believe that I am a poor listener. Often after meetings, I find myself having a lot of loose ends, but in the situation I am not enough aware of this to be able to ask a specific question. I am ...
I have recently been confirmed a position of a Management Trainee Officer in a banking corporation. I will be attending in the training program for 2 years. Based on the performance of the program, my ...
Since I have a full-time job, I find difficult to do things I like, such as starting personal projects. For example, I'm trying to listen to a webcast, which from time-to-time requires me to switch ...
When I listen someone, I try to listen very carefully. I give him/her all my attention but (that's weird) I didn't understand something they said. I think I should improve my listening skills because ...