Have you ever been in a meeting or out to dinner with someone who would not stop talking? You know the type. They always chime in and never take a break to just listen. I’ve wondered if people like that never learned basic communication skills, like to hear themselves talk, or just don’t care how they are perceived. Listening is a powerful tool that can help you not only maintain friendships but also grow your business and leadership skills. Here are six ways to be a better listener.