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 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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. ...
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 ...
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 ...
(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, ...
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 ...
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 ...