To Become Better Entrepreneur – Become Better Listener

Entrepreneurs need to work on their communication skills in order to improve their business relations, team management and the performance of their startup in the entrepreneurial scene. Strong communication skills are essential part of the skill set of every entrepreneur, because they can help you win funding, to gain the interest of many investors and to attract powerful business partners. Here you can find 10 interesting and thought-provoking thoughts that can help you become better listener.

“A good listener tries to understand what the other person is saying. In the end he may disagree sharply, but because he disagrees, he wants to know exactly what it is he is disagreeing with.” Kenneth A. Wells

“Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.” Winston Churchill

“Big egos have little ears.” Robert Schuller

“A good listener is not only popular everywhere, but after a while he gets to know something.” Wilson Mizner

“There are people who, instead of listening to what is being said to them, are already listening to what they are going to say themselves.” Albert Guinon

“The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn’t said.” Peter Drucker

“The art of conversation lies in listening.” Malcolm Forbes

“Every person I work with knows something better than me. My job is to listen long enough to find it and use it.” Jack Nicholas

“Most of the successful people I’ve known are the ones who do more listening than talking.” Bernard Baruch

“There is as much wisdom in listening as there is in speaking – and that goes for all relationships, not just romantic ones.” Daniel Dae Kim


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