Barriers of Effective Listening (Lack of Focus (Focus on the main idea,…
Barriers of Effective Listening
Lack of Focus
Focus on the main idea
Don't get sidetracked on a side topic
Responding while the other person is still talking
Listening to loud music
Watching TV, Texting, listening to someone talk
Thinking about upcoming plans
Biases and Prejudices
Talking down to someone because of....
Racism, Sexism, Homophobia, Transphobia, etc. Pretty much anyone aside from heterosexual cis males experience prejudice.
Assuming you know what the speaker is going to say so there's no reason to listen to what they say
Drawing conclusions and judgements on incomplete evidence