This is How you can Listen, Rather than just Hear

This is How you can Listen, Rather than just Hear

Theoretically, we know that listening and hearing are two different words, that they mean different things. However, the fact that this key difference can make or break a conversation eludes most of us. In our continuing series on how to listen effectively, today I...
Is There Such a Thing as WhatsApp Etiquette?

Is There Such a Thing as WhatsApp Etiquette?

Whatsapp has become everyone’s favourite app on their phones. So much so that we now find it quite strange when someone says they are not on Whatsapp. With this kind of popularity, it is only normal to expect an entire communication culture to evolve around the app....
English: The Demon in your Office

English: The Demon in your Office

How often have you have hesitated when talking to your co-workers, or your managers, or worse, with your clients, in English? Over the last few weeks, we at LearnEd have constantly been talking of how knowledge of English can give you an edge over others when it comes...
Here’s the Trick to an Effective Communication Path

Here’s the Trick to an Effective Communication Path

For the past two weeks, we have been talking how to make the most of what we hear, as well how to go from just hearing, to actually listening impactfully. We think that it is very easy to hear something and not react, but to listen to someone, empathise, analyse and...
Combating the Fear of a Phone Call

Combating the Fear of a Phone Call

All my life, I have always tried to pick conversations over email or text where possible, as compared to phone calls, especially at work. I feel fairly comfortable in face-to-face conversations, but other than that, phone calls worry me to no end. The idea of having...