The consequences of mindless hurrying – Judging, not listening.
It is often observed that the pace of daily life has picked up for
everyone. What is becoming compromised as a result is human connection and our
propensity to look for the ‘quick fix’. Having time to truly connect, listen,
consider, respond and ‘be present’ with one another is becoming seen as a
luxury by many. The outcome of this is a breakdown in relationships and
the ability to understand issues from other points of view.
As Stephen M.R. Covey says, “To listen first ...