Best 20 Quotes & Tweets on Listening

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1

Meditation is turning off society and listening to yourself. It only “works” when done for its own sake. Hiking is walking meditation. Journaling is writing meditation. Praying is gratitude meditation. Showering is accidental meditation. Sitting quietly is direct meditation.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

2

Listen as if you’re wrong.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

3

No over yes. Hard over easy. Outcome over ego. Simple over complex. Listen over speaking. Doing over criticizing. Effective over efficient. Long term over short term. Avoiding stupidity over seeking brilliance.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

4

Listening is difficult because it involves suppressing your ego long enough to consider what is being said before you respond.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

5

Knowledge comes from reading, listening, watching. Wisdom comes from applying this knowledge: writing, making, building.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

6

Simple but not easy. Learn how to ... Ask great questions of others and the world. Listen attentively to the answers. Change your mind. Stop talking when there is nothing to say. Make others look good around people they care about.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

7

The people who have failed the most have the most to teach but are often listened to the least.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

8

Some people listen when they need to; people that get ahead listen all the time.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

9

The secret to being instantly likable: listen

Matthew Kobach

Matthew Kobach

@mkobach

10

Listening is difficult because it involves suppressing your ego long enough to consider what is being said before you respond.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

11

The most flattering thing you can do for someone is to listen to them

Matthew Kobach

Matthew Kobach

@mkobach

12

Listening to everyone has the same effect as listening to no one.

Brian Norgard

Brian Norgard

@BrianNorgard

13

Skin in the game is great, but sometimes the opposite is better. Listen to people who have nothing to gain from their own advice being followed. Dead people, for example.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

14

The more people you listen to about your product, the further you travel from the truth.

Brian Norgard

Brian Norgard

@BrianNorgard

15

What’s the most undervalued skill in marketing? Listening.

Katelyn Bourgoin

Katelyn Bourgoin

@KateBour

16

If you want to slow down, listen to people behind you.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

17

You don’t have to guess what your customers care about. They’ll tell you. The problem? Too few people invest the time to listen.

Katelyn Bourgoin

Katelyn Bourgoin

@KateBour

18

The selfish thing to do when you find yourself in an interesting conversation isn’t to dominate it, it’s to shut-up and listen

Matthew Kobach

Matthew Kobach

@mkobach

19

Create more than you consume. Earn more than you spend. Listen more than you talk. Give more than you take.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

20

The next time someone give you unsolicited feedback just listen. Silence speaks with great volume.

Brian Norgard

Brian Norgard

@BrianNorgard