3 notes tagged with "understanding"

Authentic Listening - Reality

Listen to understand the reality of the speaker - treat it as the only reality. If done right, you should be able to recreate that reality in your own mind. If you can do this the other person will think that you "get" them.

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Published on Jan 24, 2023

Illusion Of Explanatory Depth

People hold passionate views about topic that they don't really understand. They think they understand it - but its only apparent when they are asked to explain it in detail. That is where they will fail.

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Published on Jul 17, 2021

Progressive Summarization

Progressive Summarization is a technique that relies on summarizing a note in multiple stages over time. You save only the best excerpts from whatever you’re reading, and then create a summary of those excerpts, and then a summary of that summary, distilling the essence of the content at each stage.

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Published on Jun 23, 2021