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Under the Agridome
Philip Shaw DTN Columnist
Fri Mar 29, 2013 10:22 AM CDT

As I've grown older, I try to listen more. In fact, I try to especially listen more to younger people, because even though I've grown old and experienced, sometimes there is a tendency to negate what other people are telling you.

Listening is one of the most difficult things I do. However, I constantly make a deliberate attempt to hear and consider everything that is said to me. If I don't get it, I simply try harder.

Recently there was a bit of a dustup in my home community of Chatham-Kent. Ont., when my listening skills were surely challenged. It ...

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