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By Stephanie Thompson
People Editor 

Just take the time to listen


November 1, 2017

I truly believe that some of the greatest ideas come from children. We simply just have to take the time to stop and listen to them.

I mean really, listen to them.

That doesn’t mean we pull “the smile and nod” technique or repeat the last thing they said back to them so they think we are listening. I mean actual listening.

A dear friend of mine always said “The Lord gave us two ears to hear and one mouth to speak.” How true that is. He also pointed out that we have these two ears because we are supposed to be listening twice as much as speaking.

I know it’s hard to do. Believe m...

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