Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish quotes on listening

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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.

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

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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.

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

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

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