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Shut up. Listen. Repeat.

Being a good listener is underrated. Good listening is rare. So rare that being listened to feels so much like being loved, people can scarcely tell the difference.Most people are waiting for their turn to talk when they should be listening. Listening is not just about hearing what the other person is saying, it’s about understanding…

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5-Second Rule

The 5-Second Rule

If someone lands on your website and doesn’t immediately understand what you do, who it’s for, and why it matters, they will leave. In order to keep visitors on your site or reading your content, you need to make sure that the first 5 seconds are clear and concise. This 5-second rule can be applied…

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Good Conversations

Most of us don’t converse very well. We listen with the intent to reply, not to understand.  A great conversation requires a balance between talking and listening. This balance is important because bad communication leads to bad relationships, at home, at work, everywhere.In this engaging TED talk, professional interviewer, NPR reporter, host and correspondent Celeste…

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