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Active Listening and the listening processes.

Active Listening is very important for leaders and employees. The 6 stages of the Listening Process are: 1.) Hearing, 2.) Focusing on the message, 3.) Comprehending and Interpreting, 4.) Analyzing and Evaluating, 5.) Responding, and 6.)Remembering. Select the phase you feel is the most important. Please explain your answer. There is no right or wrong answer, so please explain clearly why you selected the stage you chose.

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I think that focusing on the message is the phase that I feel is the most important. This is due to the fact that an individual can hear another individual speaking or trying to convey a message, but if the individual that is listening is not focusing upon that message, then it is as if the individual that is speaking is just allowing noise produced by their vocal cords to be released from their mouth. Another reason that focusing on the message is the most important, is due to the ...

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