Category Archives: Listening

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How Cognitive Dissonance Makes You Say Silly Things!

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In my late teens, I had a friend who dated a rather angry man. One of the stranger things he did was pour an entire kettle of boiling water into his mother’s handbag. I remember how calmly she told me. … Continue reading

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ACTIVE Listening – Guaranteed to Boost Your Relationships, Business AND Make You Popular!

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Barbara Nixon said, “Listening is a hug you give with your mind.” Because it feels wonderful to be deeply heard. And yet active listening is not a skill we get taught. As a culture we value action – so we’re … Continue reading

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