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Intellect Is Not Your Only Strong Suit… 

The Secret Benefits of Holistic Listening You Can't Wrap Your Head Around

I was taught early on that my intellect was my strong suit. 

I remember, as a knowledge-hungry twenty something, I just couldn’t get enough input and new ideas to wrap my head around.

My PhD advisor was probably the most prominent example for me as far as drinking in his knowledge and wisdom. What I didn’t quite realize at the time was to what extent he was actually listening to me...