| "be all ears" = very willing and interested in listening
"Listen. Tell me about the problem. I'm all ears."
"I always share my feelings with my coworkers, but my ideas always fall on deaf ears."
Want to Tell People About This Listening Activity?
If you have a problem in you life (with money, a girlfriend, or with your grades in school), who do you talk to first: your mom, your dad, a brother or sister, or a friend? What are your reasons for talking with this person?
What are some reasons why people don't seem to listen very well? Do (Did) you feel that your parents listen to your own concerns and problems? Why or why not?
3. Post-Listening Exercises