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.


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Anonymous SEPTEMBER 13, 2018
Listen to learn what is being said. You can learn sometng new.

rikwell from FL JULY 14, 2018
People with ADHD tends to do this a lot because they are forgetful and have short memory span so they speak over your or cut you off to get their point out quickly.

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.

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