2 The Power of Insight

“We cannot teach people anything; we can only help them discover it within themselves.”

Galileo Galilei, Astronomer, physicist and mathematician

“Don't take this the wrong way, but I get the impression that you haven't been listening very well until now…”

I thought I was a great listener, but my coach explained that when I was listening, it seemed like I had a lot on my mind. Listening was something I was working at. He said that listening in this way was OK for getting an intellectual understanding of something, but it wasn't going to help me have the clarity and insights that could make a real and lasting difference in my life.

As I reflected on it, I realized that this is how we've all been taught to listen. It's ...

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