Julian Treasure: 5 ways to listen better


Actively listening includes different aspects of listening and thinking about listening in a different manner. The video gives you five exercises to learn to listen better. 

Three minutes silence per day is an exercise to reset your ears so you can hear the quiet again.

Actively listen to how many channels of sounds you can hear, when you are in a noisy place such as a coffeebar. This improves the quality of listening. 

Enjoy sounds you hear each day, such as the sound of your washing machine. 

Listening positions
Move your listening position to what fits, such as active/passive or critical/empathy. 

RASA stands for Receive, Appreciate, Summarise and Ask, similarly to the discussed LSD approach in this article, which stands for Listening, Summarizing and Discussion