Navigate your way to the Storycorps.org website
Then selection 5 stories from the first page, and watch one all the way through.
Responses to the following:
1.List the five stories that you previewed and summarize the one story that you listened to or watched all the way through.
2.How did you feel as you listened to the story?
3. What were your thoughts or reactions as you listened?
4. Describe the listener’s ability to listen. What were you heard or observed that made it clear to you that the interviewee was listening well, or perhaps, not attentive enough?
5. Identifying our own thoughts and feelings as we listen and become more aware of ‘squishy spots’, unresolved issues, uncomfortable subjects and biases are critical to building rapport and trust in relationships.