Why Listening Is Important

Most of us think we’re good listeners simply because we’ve been doing it our whole lives, but few of us are taught how to do it properly. Listening is a fundamental skill for good leadership and as our lives become more busy and distracted, we’re getting worse at listening. In this episode of the FastTrack podcast, I talk with Oscar Trimboli, author of Deep Listening: Impact Beyond Words, to find out why listening is important, why we struggle to listen and learn some practical tips to becoming a better listener.