Deep Listening Mindsets, Part 4: Cultivating Being

By Tony V. Zampella, designer of learning programs

Continuing our inquiry into Listening, part four of our four-part series focuses on level 4, Listening for Being. As we enter this deepest level of listening, I offer these words from Gemma Fiumara:

“One can ‘study’ philosophy with relative ease but it is more difficult to experiment in listening. It is almost as though in order to listen one had to ‘become’ different … Unless we are ready, receptive – and also, possibly, vulnerable – the experience of listening appears to be impossible. Philosophy demands our entire mind: listening our totality.”

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Deep Listening Mindsets, Part 3: Cultivating Empathy

By Tony V. Zampella, designer of learning programs

Continuing our inquiry into Listening, this blog post focuses on the deep listening that begins at Level 3. I will complete this series with Part 4, Listening for Being, in our next post.

Drawing from researchers Kouzes & Posner, “As counterintuitive as it might seem, then, the best way to lead people into the future is to connect with them deeply in the present. The only visions that take hold are shared visions – and you will create them only when you DOWNLOAD PDF

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Deep Listening Mindsets, Part 2: Listening for Facts

By Tony V. Zampella, designer of learning programs

In Part 2 of our four-part inquiry into Listening, we will explore who we are as listeners, what drives our listening, and how our listening shapes our action and learning. Given the importance of listening, and my research herein, I will offer part three on Deep Listening from Empathy and part four on Deep Listening from Being.

Recall that Listening is Decisive; it shapes how we perceive situations, what we say, and what we act on. Our last blog introduced levels of listening, which I recap here.

Levels of DOWNLOAD PDF

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