The differences may be ethical, ethnic, geographical, historical, moral, political, or religious.
The basic requirements for intercultural competence are empathy, an understanding of other people's behaviors and ways of thinking, and the ability to express one's own way of thinking.
Your role and the area in which you work will determine your mandatory training requirements.
Additionally, many people already believe they’ve mastered active listening and see no cause, therefore, for spending time on work that would improve their listening. The first is merely hearing, a passive function for those who are able to hear.
A minimum of 125 student contact hours, Mentor Coaching and a performance evaluation process are required for ACTP approval.
Graduates of an ACTP program may apply for an individual ICF Credential via the ACTP credential application path.
As a compensator, active listening can neutralize the negative effects of a gap.
In other words, while an individual is working to master other competencies or when he or she falls short, being skilled in active listening can bridge the gap.