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Listening for understanding

Active listening brings more clarity to communication and supports authentic relationships by creating conditions for people to feel valued and understood. This technique can improve our understanding of another’s perspective and help us to navigate conflict. Practicing active listening with a trusted friend is one way to prepare ourselves to better connect and empathize with other people in our lives.

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   Tool

   20 minutes

   By: Principled Innovation® (PI)

   Educator-prep | Lifelong learners


Making connections:

Principled Innovation asks us to work with others and recognize the limits of our own knowledge so that we can better understand and tackle the complex issues our communities face.

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