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TK-421
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The difference between listening and pretending to listen, I discovered, is enormous. One is fluid, the other is rigid. One is alive, the other is stuffed. Eventually, I found a #radical way of thinking about listening. Real listening is a willingness to let the other person change you. When I‘m willing to let them change me, something happens between us that‘s more interesting than a pair of dueling monologues.” #QuotsySept19

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mandarchy
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Real listening is a willingness to let the other person change you.

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mandarchy
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What in the burlesque were the talking ladies?

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gilroyc
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A priest, a rabbi, and a minister walk into a bar.
The bartender says "what is this, a joke?"

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gilroyc
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I've always liked Alan Alda and his approach to things. With my overall decision to study improved communications toward an overall end of being a better communicator, this book fit what I sought.

#nonfiction #communication #Alanalda #audio

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taraWritesSci
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The obvious recommendation is for anyone who communicates complex ideas to others. However, there was a lot of helpful info for people in general.

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JoyBlue
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A good-but-not-great read—I may adjust my attitude a bit when I review the almost-20 bookmarks I made for myself.

My ears really perked up toward the end, when he was discussing a study involving a 6-month-old girl named Nora. I'm almost positive that he's referring to a study that I just saw in the upcoming documentary “No Small Matter,“ about the importance of high-quality early childhood education experiences. I love it when that happens! 😃

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melwei609
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Fun read!

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vlwelser
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This is sort of brilliant in its own way. 💖📚

#Goodreads

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TieDyeDude
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Another beautiful interview. This episode specifically has so much great information for writers. The podcast in general is a wonderful open examination of communication, empathy, and connecting with other humans. Quickly becoming a show I make time for each week.