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I was thinking about how to research and pass on ideas about the ministry of listening, and wondered if a good research strategy might be to find 100 people for whom listening is a significant part of their jobs and training, and find out what they have to teach the rest of us.
Could there what my friend Dave calls a "will/skill divide" here? Could be. I'd like to find out. And this might be a great project.
On the other hand - as little practiced as the art of listening may be - I am not sure there's that much to it... Did you see this week's news story about a study in which a third of married women and 18% of married men said their pets listen better than their spouses?
Read the AP story: Poll: A third say pets listen better than husbands.