Chapter 8 Journal
- Give a personal example of how you have used each of the types of ineffective listening from the text. Focus on your listening in the following contexts: work, school, and with friends and family. These examples should reflect specific incidents, not just general tendencies.
- Selective Listening
- Insulated Listening
- Defensive Listening
- Insensitive Listening
- Based on the examples above, and comments which may have been made to you by others, how do you rate yourself as a mindful listener?
- Which of the challenges of listening better (see textual discussion) would be the most helpful for making you a better listener?
- Explain and provide examples.