Spa Speakers

Good Mentors are Active Listeners

Read about why active listening is so important in your mentoring relationship from Management Mentors

Active listening takes energy. People who listen actively don’t simply sit back and allow words to hit their eardrums. They sit up straight. They take notes. They ask questions. They repeat or “mirror back” what they’ve heard to ensure they’ve understood it properly. Active listeners are the ones who provide non-verbal gestures (e.g. eye contact, nodding, etc.) that indicate they’re following (or not following) what you’re saying.Why is this habit important? Mentors and mentorees spend much of their relationship talking and listening to one another. Active listening is critical for both parties.

Source: Mentoring Tips: 7 Habits of Highly Successful Mentors & Mentorees

Spa Speakers
Follow Spa!

Spa Speakers

Spa Speakers is a lively public speaking club based in Leamington Spa. Our mission is to help people like you become more confident communicators and leaders, no matter what your current level and experience.

The best way to find out if it’s for you is to try it! Visit us as a guest, totally free, with no obligation to join, and see if we have something to offer you.
Spa Speakers
Follow Spa!
Tagged on: , ,