I still find some trouble listening to the intent behind the words and not making assumptions.
Headspace blog – 5 ways to get out of your own way and communicate clearly B
Be impeccable with your word.Avoid taking things personally.Avoid making assumptions. The problem with making assumptions is that they’re really only a version of our own observations and feelings.Always do your best.Be skeptical, but learn to listen. “Listen to the intent behind the words, and you will understand the real message.”