And you did! Thank you!
Plus, I promised, “I’ll post the answer I came across last week that shocked me.”
And I will—and the end of your responses.
- “The truth can hurt or be scary.” – BP
- “You might get a real talker on your hands who does not know when to stop.” Plus, “You might need to stop someone who is being over critical or dramatic.” – DPN
- “I can get involved…” – MT
- “Listening is risky because if you’re not engaged or focused, you will miss the main point of the conversation.” – SN
- “You might learn something that disproves your belief system!” – FH
- “Listening is risky because I may not like what I hear I may have to reevaluate my opinion.” – SK
- “You never know what you are going to hear.” – MM
- “Listening is risky because you might hear something you don’t want to hear!” – DP
- “If you are not paying attention, you never know what your brain might hear.” – RJ
- “You might have to actually do something.” – MP
- “Listening is risky because: depending on what I am listening and the intention to which I am listening. If I am eavesdropping then that could be risky, but if, I am in an important management meeting then that is different.” – RR
- “It may be something you don’t want to hear…(sometimes).” – KJ
- “I may hear something that makes me wonder about the speaker’s sanity.” – MN
- “Listening is risky because, whether you intend to or not, you may learn something new about your project direction or yourself and have a need to adjust appropriately. Risky, but a good thing…Argh!” – VH
- “I have two: 1.) Listening is risky because you may not like what you hear. 2.) Listening is risky because you may become invested. – BG
- “The truth is sometimes difficult to accept.” – WM
- “Because it may be time-consuming.” – DK
- “We may hear an answer that we don’t want.” – ML
- “Listening is risky business because you might hear something you didn’t want to know.” – KW
- “You might hear something you are not prepared to deal with.” – CH
Thank you for your responses! Which one did you like best?
And now! “The answer I came across…that shocked me” and prompted me to ask for your input.
Here it is:
“Listening is risky because, upon doing so, we might have to change.”
Thank you for your responses!
Please let me know which one did you like best? And, why.