Some excellent tips on listening – what to do when someone is boring, how listening can make a difference to everyone else in your team (look for Harry Nyquist’s story towards the end). Worth a read
How Improv Theater Can Make You Better at Dating has some gems if you are dating. The principles apply of course also to job interviews, performance reviews and just hanging out with the team.
And if you want a non-improv related take, this is an excellent post on Active Listening (and why it’s very hard!).
And try these other posts on listening:
And then the flipside: