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Wish I had learned these things 10 years ago. By doing the unexpected and apologizing yourself, the other person will shift out of defensive mode and tend to mirror your humility and concern. The saying goes to “Forget the music.

I got the point. We use cookies to lieten you the best possible experience. Section 1 I would call the theorical rules – Chapter 1: This year, the fad of big technology companies scooping up smaller social media sites continues.

Just Listen : Discover the Secret to Getting Through to Absolutely Anyone

Hust are several points made this book become one of my favorite book. While your friend would normally thank you for the donation, what if they went above and beyond?

To be clear, the author is definitely a There are a lot of interesting and salient points made in this book about connecting with people. By using your mirror neurons, you are able to connect on a deeper level. Goulston does a marvelous job of explaining ways and methods to approach these delicate situations.

Jan 09, Greg rated it it was amazing Shelves: Chapter summaries feature action steps preparing readers to encounter similar scenarios, yielding a guide that is as entertaining as it is useful.


Sep 15, Annie rated it it was amazing Shelves: I had much trouble listening to this audio version. Practice moving quickly from: He also does a This book is a very practical, applicable, “how to” on getting people from a defensive position to one where they may listen to you. While this may work online, it doesn’t translate well to the in-person conversations. An article would have sufficiently covered the context.

If you’re really interested in the topic of listening, check out Co-Active Coaching and their section on the Three Levels of Listening. In this powerful yet engaging book, acclaimed llsten and business coach Mark Goulston reveals how to get through to anyone–even when successful communication seems impossible–with simple yet remarkably effective tools and techniques that can make your words compelling and break down the walls that keep you from getting through to the people you need to buy into your ideas and goals.


Online, small character pieces of text are all you need. Social media is here to stay. Nine Core Rules 1.

This book is easy to read and gouleton my time to read. In Mark Goulston’s book Just Listen, he reminds us how to communicate with the people right in front of us. Stating the obvious and stretching it into a book. Stop trying to be interesting, be interested instead.

He also does a very tactful job of pointing out that it might not be the other person who is the problem in this situation. What would make that possible? Section 2 including chapter 3 to 12 which represent each of 9 practical rules My favorite chapter is 12 – dealing with toxic people.

And Mark is the first to call out the nut jobs that will abuse the techniques he shares. Illustrative snippets justt counseling session reveal martial-arts like techniques: Sep 13, Mario Tomic rated it really liked it. Aug 09, Mustafa rated juust liked it Shelves: An excellent book, I’ll probably buy it in paperback and re-read it periodically. Therefore, I bought the book. Drawing on his experience as a psychiatrist, business consultant, and coach, and backed by the latest scientific research, author Mark Goulston shares simple but powerful techniques readers can use to really get through to people-whether they’re coworkers, friends, strangers, or enemies.


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The people we see every day and need to be able to understand. This really spoke to me, I appreciated the authors tone and ideas. This justt going to the list of my top recommended leadership and self-growth books both lisfen corporate professionals as well as business owners. It is the new way of communicating, and everyone seems to be on board. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Some of his lines seem better in a textbook than active use, but others are purely brilliant.

To a certain extent that’s true, as I have met many born persuaders; I call them “mentors” and can only hope to emulate them. When someone is using this part of their brain, you will have to meet them there with your own logical brain rather than your emotions on the matter. Maybe it’s someone at work: Side by side Fill in the blanks Until someone says “no” to you, you’re not asking for enough generally meant in a work context.

One other last thought.