Essay on Listening, My, And Listening

1251 Words Aug 7th, 2015 null Page
This listening diary assignment was made to make us more aware of how we use our listening skills in our everyday life for a consecutive three days. Helping to analyze how we interact with others through our responses, it gave insight as to how this affects our perception of communication. When I began to start writing down notes in my Listening Diary, I believed that I listen to comprehend, to appreciate and to discern. I chose my ineffectiveness as selective, eavesdropping, and pseudo-listening. My response styles were classified as silent listening, questioning, and supporting. With what I have collected in the past three days, I was shocked to find out that my listening skills were not used as much as I thought they would be when I interacted with others.
When I was listening, I only used my exact three listening skills that I selected before the assignment. I used my listening skills more when I was in a happier mood, or the person that I was talking to was in a similar mood and we were able to have a conversation without having any problems. On Sunday, I went to work at Target in the afternoon when Jesse, one of my team members who manages the check lanes, greeted me and asked how I was doing. Over time, I knew this meant he was in a great mood. Being a good friend, I asked why he was so happy, and it wasn’t long until we walked a little bit in the store and he explained that he just bought some new shoes and he felt like a new person. He was wearing one of the pairs…

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