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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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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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