Personal Listening Profile ®
Personal Listening Profile
The Personal Listening Profile is a learning tool that helps individuals identify and understand which of the five listening approaches they use to experience, process, organize, store, and retrieve information.
It is useful in a variety of applications, including customer service, presentation skills, conflict resolution, and team-building.
Discover the Impact of 5 Listening Approaches
It is estimated that people screen out or change the intended purpose of what they hear in over 70% of all communications. The biggest factor contributing to such miscommunication is our listening approach.
Behavioral research shows that people listen with a preferred listening approach.
Personal Listening Profile research describes 5 listening approaches:
Appreciative: listens in a relaxed manner, seeking enjoyment, entertainment or inspiration
Empathic: listens without judging, is supportive of speaker and learns from the experiences of others
Comprehensive: listens to organize and make sense of information by understanding relationships among ideas
Discerning: listens to get complete information, understand main message and determine important details
Evaluative: listens in order to make a decision based on information provided and may accept or reject message based on personal beliefs
Reduce uncertainty, gain greater clarity, and increased productivity.
Match Listening Approaches to Communication Needs
The Personal Listening Profile helps people in your organization:
– Discover their natural approach to listening
– Capitalize on their listening strengths
– Learn how listening approaches impact listening
– Improve their ability to understand the purpose of
– Use listening approaches appropriate to the communication
– Overcome listening barriers and reduce conflict
– Enhance individual and team performance
Personal Listening Profile - online sample report
Personal Listening Facilitator Report - online sample report
Personal Listening brochure
Personal Listening Profile - ONLINE Version
Personal Listening - Facilitator Report – ONLINE only
The Facilitator Report shows how group members use each listening approach. At a glance, see the similarities and differences within the group that can lead to miscommunication. And, identify individuals whose scores fall outside of group averages and who may feel isolated from the dominant group culture.
Personal Listening - Facilitator / Group report
15 EPIC credits - group report
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Personal Listening Profile - PAPER version
Participants will discover that their preferred listening approach may not be appropriate to every situation, and learn how to adopt another listening approach for more successful communication.
C-317 – Personal Listening Profile - PAPER version
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View Personal Listening brochure
Personal Listening Profile Facilitator Kit – ** Discontinued **
Personal Listening Profile - Related Research
– Personal Learning Insights Profile Research report
– Research Statement
– DiSC Reliability, Validity and Research Support information
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