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Oct
09

Listening to Each Other in a Challenging World

Around the world, the polarization and radicalization of groups who have lost faith in their fellow humans is increasing. We are seeing a troubling rise in generalizations and manipulative propaganda that encourage dehumanization of our fellow human family members. Stuck in our silos and connecting primarily through technology during COVID-19, we have diminished opportunities for [...]
By Admin | Higher Education
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Oct
09

Listening as Basic to Serving (Listening Seva, Part 2)

Challenges: feed the hungry, respond to crises and disasters, deal with recessions. Listen. In a previous article, “Listening as Service”, we have explored how we can serve others through safe, effective and compassionate listening: “Listening is built around and is supported by the other essential human behaviors: trust, care, curiosity, reason, and patience.” That article [...]
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Oct
09

Using the “P-A-C-T”: How Understanding the Preferred Listening Styles of Others Can Enhance Communication During the Global Pandemic

Overview Our interpersonal exchanges with others, even in the best of times, are typically dynamic and unpredictable. Regardless of whether it’s a professional, personal, or impersonal relationship, discerning how to accurately interpret meaning is sometimes a challenge.  Perhaps you may have a conflict with a colleague who has ridiculed a family photo on your desk, [...]
By Admin | HealthCare
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Oct
09

Listening and Mental Health

Decades from now, 2020 will be remembered as the year when much of life stood still. As we struggled under the weight of a worldwide COVID-19 crisis, and the related economic and social consequences that accompanied it, a second pandemic took shape: a mental health pandemic. It is this second challenge to our collective health [...]
By Admin | HealthCare
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Aug
16

Seeking a “Listening Method”: A Brief Overview of Interdisciplinary Approaches

In this article, we summarize and synthesize the approaches to a coined “listening method” that has been proposed by researchers across diverse disciplines (e.g., psychology, communication, sound studies, ethnography, etc.) to date. In an extensive scholarly literature search through multiple digital libraries and databases, only 13 references to a named listening method were found, beginning in 1936 and with a marked increase in references since 2016.

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Nomination Form

Download the Form Attach Documentation Applicable Links Letter of nomination Accompanying evidence of the nominee’s global listening impact (i.e., publication, media, testimony from others). Each person can nominate only two Major areas of nominations: Major areas of nominees include listening research and promotion, healthcare listening, academics, politics, environmental, humanitarian work, law, journalism- having high integrity [...]
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Dec
15

“If They Would Only Listen”: Racism as Exemplified in Policing

What are the qualities of listening that are relevant to the discussion of racism? And what is the legacy of racism in American society? This paper explores these issues based on principles from social psychology to explain how racist biases impede empathy and understanding. The starting points are an overview of listening in the context [...]
By Admin | Higher Education
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Dec
15

Listening: The First Response to Racism

Prejudice against a person’s race is not confined to one country or culture, nor is it a new phenomenon.  But this spring’s agonizing death of George Floyd, witnessed by the world via video, at the hands (and knees) of police, resulted in a world-wide firestorm of protest and violence. New York Times columnist David Brooks, [...]
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Nov
06

Appointment of First President

The Global Listening Centre (GLC), a unique global philanthropy with a specific vocation to promote learning, research, and service on behalf of the noble cause of listening around the world, is pleased to announce, on the occasion of its 6th year anniversary, the appointment of its first President (Academia), Prof Dr Amb Colette Mazzucelli. A respected educator, Dr. [...]
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Oct
20

Leadership in Listening Award

Monica Broome MD, FACP, FAACH, FAMWAVice ChairGlobal Listening Centre.Deputy National Representative International Association for Communication in Health CareDirector Communication Skills Program : University of Miami Miller School of Medicine In her 30 year career, internationally renowned educator Dr. Broome received awards for Outstanding Patient Care as a practicing physician. Currently a Director Communication Skills Program, [...]
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