BLUF is an acronym for “Bottom Line Up Front,” a triangular approach to communications appreciated by busy people. Using BLUF when time and attention spans are short makes it more likely your communications are noted and understood.
Want to give someone a gift they’ll remember? Stop, choose your focus and listen to them uncommonly well – noticing when you’re listening to Me, You or Us.
Engaged, active listening has far-reaching effects, but this level of listening takes energy, practice and discipline. The good news is that you can up your game by regularly exercising several core practices: