Which Comes First…Hearing or Listening?

I attended a refresher’s course today and two of the things we talked about were hearing and listening.

So which comes first?

And are they the same thing?

Share your thoughts below.

Hearing vs Listening

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6 thoughts on “Which Comes First…Hearing or Listening?

    • Hey Andy, did you hang around my folks? I was told the same thing…more than once. I also agree with you about good leaders listening to those whom they lead. If they perceive that they are being heard, they will move mountains for the leader.