Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply. —Stephen R. Covey

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Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply.

STEPHEN R. COVEY

motivational writer

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Anonymous JANUARY 3, 2018
This happens to me when I am tired.

Skip APRIL 23, 2017
I am embarrassed to say, but I see that in myself!

Nancy from Brooklyn NY JULY 19, 2016
True. Most people just listen and wAnt to listen to themselves. There's no regard for another's opinion. What a shame. There's alot to learn from.eAch other.

Anonymous APRIL 27, 2015
very good

Anonymous APRIL 27, 2015
good


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