effective listening can bring about a drastic change in a person's life. sometimes when you are distracted or don't listen you can miss something so important and then you keep on thinking about what you have missed. this can mean that you might end up doing badly in a test or exam or you might miss what time a meeting is at work along with many other things.
the sound listening corporation has come up with an excellent program to promote effective listening. billie thompson, ph.d. who has worked in the field of sound listening training since 1986, founded this corporation in phoenix, arizona. enlisten® is a unique program created by the sound listening corporation to help effectively develop hearing skills. the aim of the corporation is to help people with effective listening by doing one of the following:
" providing enlisten® professional training to professionals.
" providing enlisten® listening programs to individuals and groups.
" expanding the use of enlisten® programs by developing a worldwide team of enlisten® licensed professionals, professional trainers, and mentors.
" establishing research opportunities.
" writing and presenting information about enlisten®.
there is a checklist, which will help you to locate exactly what it is that might need development. this checklist has five categories namely listening and language, learning, personal growth, music and rhythm and foreign language. under these categories there are things like poor spelling, poor timing, poor reading aloud, shyness and the tendency to withdraw or avoid others, failure to learn vocabulary, messy handwriting and a whole lot more. and through effective listening these problems should be easily be improved and through extensive training eventually solved.
these individualized programs for effective listening are provided with special air and bone conduction headphones that can be used for home, school and business locations. all you need is the very important enlisten® software and a personal computer running windows xp. a program can be from 30 to 90 hours ling and depending on your progress there are also extended sessions for those with difficulties. effective listening will increase achievement in all aptitudes of language. specialized programs are available as well for business executives, performing artists, professional speakers, skilled athletes, and gifted children seeking to improve their weak areas as well as extend their strength abilities.
there are even ways in which you could become a enlisten® software professional and provide special effective listening training. this is an excellent idea if you are a sports coach, an educator, a corporate trainer, a musician, physician or a psychologist. there is however requirements on how to go about becoming a trainer but this can all be found online by visiting www.soundlistening.com.
all of the above and so much more can be found at the site mentioned above of the sound listening corporation. so if you are looking to make your hearing more effective try this awesome program results are inevitable. you can also contact the center directly by calling 602-381-0086 or fax 602-870-8353 or you can email:
email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org