Reconsidering
Reconsidering
5: Listen like you mean it with Ximena Vengoechea
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5: Listen like you mean it with Ximena Vengoechea

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Listening. It’s a skill that is hard to perfect in a world filled with distractions. But cultivating a satisfying life filled with rich relationships, personal growth, and connection requires this foundational skill. Getting good at listening to others can also help you tune into your own inner dialogue and emotional state.

In this episode, Ximena Vengoechea, author of Listen like you mean itexplains the art of listening and why it makes us better thought partners at work and at home, provide us with some tips for cultivating the listening mindset, and shares how we can become more empathetic listeners. We also talk about how listening can change the way we build lasting relationships—handy for many of us after a pandemic has stunted our social skills.


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Reconsidering
Reconsidering
Re:considering explores how to navigate your career, relationships, and the values that guide you through the inevitable changes of life. Each episode co-hosts Bob Baxley, Meredith Black, and Aarron Walter talk with people who’ve figured a few things out about living a satisfying life filled with meaning and show you how you can too.