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People Skills by Casey Hawley

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CHAPTER2

How to Be a Great Listener

In This Chapter

  • Making people feel “listened to”
  • Strategies for powerful listening
  • Steps to becoming a better listener
  • How to respond when people speak to you
  • Extreme listening skills: empathy statements

Many people work a lifetime to perfect their conversation skills, when, in reality, the skill that makes people feel you’re a great conversationalist is listening. Great listening skills are so powerful that they make you memorable. You will be sought after as a person others want to have conversations with because listening skills are so rare. Everyone wants to talk; few have the wisdom or the skills to ...

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