“Great Listeners have Great Connection”

Ron Sukenick Connection, Listening

As many of you know, listening is one of the most sought after marketing tools of all time. In fact, why is it so hard to find a good listener? Here’s another question – When was the last time anyone said to you – Thanks for taking the time to listen? Has it been awhile? So without further ado, allow me to share a few of the many great listening quotes that are out there. …

Are you hearing what I just said?

Ron Sukenick Listening, Networking, Relationship Mindset

Take 30, divide by half, add ten, the answer is? Let me ask you one more time. Take 30 divide by half add ten the answer is? Now for those of you who answered twenty-five that’s the correct answer but to a different question. You see if I said take 30 and divide by two that would be fifteen and then if you added ten, the answer would be twenty-five. But if you remember correctly, …

Purposeful Communication and Resistance to Changing The Communication Process

Ron Sukenick Listening, Relationships, Strategy

We are all resistant at times to change! When you feel this resistance rise up in you, pause and look behind the resistance. Are you giving up the comfortableness of a proven communication success and going into unknown territory? Are you moving from your current capability of talking about the weather, what you do for a living, about the project at hand, et cetera? There’s nothing wrong with that. In fact, sharing common experiences early …

When Does Failure to Listen Occur?

Ron Sukenick Listening, Relationships, Strategy

Failure to listen occurs whenever the receiver “tunes out” the sender of the message before receiving the entire message. One instance is when you disagree with some part of what is being said; you listen to the point of disagreement, and begin formulating your response in your head rather than continuing to listen. This is the old habit of listening to only what you want to hear and failing to listen to the rest of …