We’ve become a nation of phone zombies with average attention spans of 8.25 seconds — less than a goldfish.
The result? Already bad listening skills have gotten worse, and managers are no exception. According to ResourcefulManager.com, a website that offers advice and resources for managers, the average Fortune 500 manager scores a 2 out of 5 on listening abilities.
There’s a cost: errors, miscommunication, wasted time, and employee turnover.
ResourcefulManager created the following infographic to highlight the growing problem.
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