To be a good listener is an essential skill for valuable mentors. To really listen and then be able to reflect back your understanding of what your mentee has said is an important part of the mentoring process.
Yet being a good listener doesn’t always come naturally as we’re not often trained to listen but instead to project our own voices. This short article from HBR provides some useful ideas on how to improve this valuable skill.
Read the full article Harvard Business Review Everything you need to know about becoming a better listener by Sarah Green, 6 February 2015