Number of business studies that indicate that listening is a top skill needed for success in business: 35
Numerical order among the reasons that marriages fail that not really listening is: 1
Amount of time we spend listening: 45%
Percentage of what we know that we have learned by listening: 85%
Amount of the time we are distracted, preoccupied or forgetful when listening: 75%
Reduction in office visits by chronically ill patients after they have been listened to for 15-30 minutes: 30%
Percentage of Americans who have had any formal education in listening: 2%
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