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Why Active Listening Isn't Enough: Listening Habits for Coaches with Laura Janusik

Many people believe Active Listening is the answer
; however, it's only part of the answer. Listening is primarily a cognitive activity, but it is perceived behaviorally. How do you really know if your clients are listening to you. And, when they are, what are they taking away?


Some of the newest listening research (Bodie et al., 2020) has identified the 4 habits of listening. If listening is a habit, then we have more control over how we do it in our brain. Listening is important, yet only about 2% of the population has ever had listening training. Much of the listening training focuses on the nonverbals of listening, sometimes referred to as Active Listening, but neglects to cover the cognitive aspect, where meaning is made.


Laura Janusik, also known as DrJListen, has devoted over 20 years of her life to researching, teaching, and training listening. Let her help you look at listening in a brand-new way what will increase your coaching effectiveness! After all, when you listen well, you hear more, and you change lives!

  • Participants will understand that listening is a habit over which individuals have control
  • Participants will identify their own dominant listening habits and listening blind spots
  • Participants will practice one verbal listening solutions to create shared

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Participants will earn 1 Core Competency CCE for attending.

Allow Laura Janusik to blow your mind and change your thinking about what you thought you knew about listening, communication, and building authentic relationships. She's a recognized world expert in teaching and training listening, and she has a passion to help coaches master the Active Listening competency. She has a PhD in Communication, with a specialty in listening, as well as an MBA She's published nationally and internationally and has been cited in Forbes, Harvard Business Review, The Wall Street Journal, NPR, and US News and World Report, among others.

Laura's background includes 15 years of HR Management in private industry and 20+ years of academic experience as a professor, scholar, speaker and trainer. She's the past president of the International Listening Association. Finally, her recent 12-hour course, Listening for Coaches: The Beginner's Series, was recently accredited by ICF for CCE's, and it's geared for all levels of coaches.

Tuesday, March 15, 2022, 12:00 PM until 1:00 PM
online via our Zoom platform

Additional Info:
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ICF Wisconsin
Education and Development
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