Truly listening to someone is a gift for both the speaker and listener. But how often do we truly listen. Many times we are so anxious to respond that we completely stop listening to the person right in front of us. Have you met people in your life that truly listen when you speak? They make you feel important, validated and when you are done speaking, you feel you were really heard. If you want to have more meaningful conversations the following article gives you great tips for improving your listening skills.