The Lost Art of Listening, Second Edition: How Learning to Listen Can Improve Relationships

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: PhD Nichols

Narrated By: Sean Runnette

Publisher: Tantor Media

Date: October 2016

Duration: 11 hours 35 minutes

Summary:

One person talks; the other listens. It's so basic that we take it for granted. Unfortunately, most of us think of ourselves as better listeners than we actually are. Why do we so often fail to connect when speaking with family members, romantic partners, colleagues, or friends? How do emotional reactions get in the way of real communication? This thoughtful, witty, and empathic book has already helped over 100,000 people break through conflicts and transform their personal and professional relationships. Experienced therapist Michael P. Nichols, PhD, provides vivid examples, easy-to-learn techniques, and practical exercises for becoming a better listener and making yourself heard and understood, even in difficult situations.

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