Tag: Listening

Who Do Your Words Say You Are?

Photo by Vera Arsic from Pexels Modern humans are worse at reading body signals than their ancestors because we are now distracted by words. Pease, The Definitive Book on Body Language.   Remember Robin from Part 1 and Part 2?

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Are We Effective Communicators in This World Of Distractions Part 2

Photo by Bonneval Sebastien on Unsplash “Body language is the use of physical behavior, expressions, and mannerisms to communicate nonverbally, often done instinctively rather than consciously.” – HelpGuide.org Robin On Assignment Robin, a junior in college, was working on a

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Are We Effective Communicators In This World Of Distractions Part 1

  Image by natureaddict from Pixabay We’re surrounded by distractions. Whether it’s emails, phone calls, text messages, social media notifications, or people entering and leaving your workspace, those distractions end up eating a good portion of your time. John Rampton

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How To Achieve And What Is A Win-Win Conversation

“It’s not your way or my way; it’s a better way, a higher way.” – Stephen Covey Image-by-Gerd-Altmann-from-Pixabay Jerry discovered that Debbie, the step-mother of his girlfriend Connie, was a Life Coach. He and Connie had been having problems lately.

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How Too Understand Why ‘HE’ Just Does Not Get It

Men engage the world in a hierarchical social order, “one-upmanship”, whereas, women approach the world as one in a network of connections for intimacy. Photo by Daniel Mingook Kim on Unsplash Mark stood at the kitchen counter making his lunch

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Most of Us Don’t Know How To Listen

“Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply.” – Steven Covey, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Photo by Mimi Thian on Unsplash Worst Day Possible My day was one

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Words Can Change Your Brain for Better or for Worse

 “Words are a reflection of our thoughts. Positive words come from positive thoughts, negative words from negative thoughts. It is really that simple.” Regulating Physical and Emotional Stress In the book, “Words Can Change Your Brain,” by Dr. Andrew Newberg,

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Hey Are You Listening

  “Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply.”  ― Stephen R. Covey, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful          “I need you to talk to Mary for

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How to Manipulate a Conversation By Not Listening

Hearing vs. Listening Many people, men more than women, but women too, don’t listen to what’s being said. They might be able to tell you the words that were said for a few seconds, maybe a couple of minutes, but

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