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Invest in Your World: Create Value by Listening

In Creative Support, Emotional Intelligence, Entrepreneurial Tool Box on July 29, 2008 at 4:14 am

How well do you listen? Do you understand what others are saying to you? Or do you find yourself often in conversations drifting off thinking about where you need to be in the next hour, or about a project you need to complete or something else?

One of the most important skills you need to learn as an artist is to be able to truly understand what another person is saying to you. Being fully present in conversation is a very basic but significant step towards finding commercial value to your art and being able to devise a way, through your artistry, to help another accomplish their goals or mission.

Let me share with you an example of why this is so important: Read the rest of this entry »