- We listen to people at a rate of 125-250 words per minute, but think at 1,000-3,000 words per minute
- Less than 2 percent of people have had any formal education on how to listen
- Images go into your long term memory, whereas words live in your short term memory.
- 55% of the meaning in our words, are derived from facial expressions, 38% is in how the words are said and 7% is in the actual words spoken.
Jill Gugino Pante, Director, Lerner Career Services Center
Alfred Lerner College of Business & Economics -- University of Delaware