How to host deeper connections with the Listening Triangle

Mindfully Slowing down the conversation

Slowing Down the Conversation

Conventional Conversations move things forward

Active Listening Conversations go deeper

The Listening Triangle

  1. Ask a real, powerful question.
  2. Actively listen, ie, paraphrase and confirm that you got it right.
  3. Re-ask. Don’t move on to another topic. Shift your question just a little bit to dive one step deeper and help triangulate your understanding of the person’s position.



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