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Brain Bites: Brain Bites – Let Them Know You’re Listening
Send the message that you are listening to understand
Presenters: Amesha McElveen and Alexandria Bagwell
By the end of this course, you will be able to explain how to use empathy to become a better, more active listener.
• Describe why it’s easy to not listen and why it’s important to work at being a good, active listener
• Convey that you are listening using short statements (verbal cues) and body language
• Seek agreement and understanding using a simple clarifying statement formula
• Build trust by providing a safe and distraction-free listening environment
• Use appropriate questions to understand the speaker’s message
• Focus on the speaker by paying attention to body language
• Express empathy and provide input to help the speaker better understand their situation
Show that you are actively listening by using empathy
You have probably heard empathy described as “feeling someone’s pain”, but what if that is not helpful or possible? Empathy is an important skill to improve your active listening and make those around you feel heard. In this course, you will learn to empathize with those around you by noticing their body language, voice tone, and words.
By the end of this course, you will be able to explain and practice empathy by noticing body language, voice, and tone. You will learn to communicate an awareness of what someone else is feeling and be a better active listener using empathy.
Brain Bites micro-learning courses are information-rich and convey important topics with an engaging mix of video and animation. With 5-minute video lessons and 30-minute-or-less courses, Brain Bites are the perfect tool to educate today’s busy workforce.
About Brain Bites mini-courses: Brain Bites courses are designed to be fast paced, information-rich courses which use a combination of video and animation to convey important business topics quickly and effectively, in five-minute micro-learning lessons.
Written by highly experienced subject matter experts and presented in a two-person video-based style, Brain Bites courses are the perfect way to educate today’s busy workforce.
What You'll Learn
01: What is empathy? (3:32)
02: Empathy and emotional intelligence (3:25)
03: Identifying the emotions of others (3:54)
04: Communicating empathy (2:22)
05: Empathy in the digital age (3:56)
This course is included in the Bigger-Brains online subscription for individuals or organizations, or can be purchased in SCORM format for use in your own LMS (Learning Management System)
Lessons : 5
Seat Time : 17 Minutes
Versions Available : SCORM 1.2, SCORM 2004, AICC, xAPI, MP4, reseller HTML
Produced by : Bigger Brains
Sample Course Video