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Steve Beaman
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23/07/2020 5:22 pm  

Are you focused on your work so much that you don't have time to connect with others in your workplace?

I can relate to this, I get so focused on what I am doing that people can walk up behind me and I don't even know they are there. They may start to ask a question and I have to totally turn off what I am doing in order to hear what they are saying. i am not a multi-tasker. I tend to focus on one thing at a time. Just ask my wife.

I can easily be so focused on doing that I have to be reminded to also BE. Being present and listening with curiosity has helped me to engage with people. I call this active listening.

Are you a human doing or a human being?


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