We all think we are actively listening and asking powerful questions. But we are not as good as we think we are. We may start in a space of active listening where we have a direct connection with the person. We may start from a place of curiosity where we are asking open-ended questions to deepen the learning of the person. But it’s so easy to start analyzing, to start thinking of possible solutions, to start judging.
We are not bad people. We don’t suck at what we do. We are simply trying to help, but we are not serving the other person’s highest needs. Read more about how to tap into your curiosity by… pretending you are an alien.