July 12, 2018

Habit 5: Seek First to Understand (Part 2)

You Have Two Ears and One Mouth … HEL-LO!

Then to Be Understood: This half of Habit 5 requires the courage to speak up.



To be done in groups of 2 or 4, then reported or handed in for marks.

  1. When do you have the most difficult time giving feedback to others? Why?
  2. If you genuinely listen to another person, what happens when you then express your feelings, ideas, suggestions or opinions?
  3. When was the last time you kept your thoughts and feelings to yourself even though you really wanted to share them? Why didn’t you share them? How did you feel about it?
  4. Now that you have analyzed your actions, what can you do to improve your practice of the second half of Habit 5, then to be understood.