RULE #1: STOP TALKING!
A Guide to Listening
If you’ve ever said: “I get distracted,” “I don’t know why I lose focus,” “I’ve been told I need to listen more,” “I need to listen more to my clients/workmates/boss/employees,” “My closest relationship would improve if we could listen better,” “Why listen?” or “Nobody listens to me!” —consider Rule #1, which begins with “Stop talking!” While “Stop Talking is a helpful reminder and great first step, the book takes listeners beyond—examining personal “short circuits,” critical listening skills, inner listening, and listening in this age of overload. Rule #1 offers information, methods, and a light-hearted look at the serious subject of listening.
Who’s using Rule #1?
Educators, Universities, Corporate Trainers, Business Owners, Managers, Salespeople, Couples, Families, Book Clubs, Salespeople, anyone who wants to deepen listening awareness for greater personal, interpersonal, and financial success.
Learn and explore:
- The basics of listening skills.
- Some practical guidelines and solutions to common listening problems.
- What the author calls “short circuits” to listening and “head static,” along with ways to recognize and address them for deeper listening.
- Why some people don’t stop talking—and what you can do about it.
- How to resolve conflict by listening.
- How listening can help you tell truth from fiction.
- Ways to overcome the difficulties of to listening in the “Age of Overload.”
- The fundamental importance of listening in our society.
- How to encourage others to listen to you.
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