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I like a lot of the tips, but I sometimes felt the author did not really address the concerns of an average person trying to learn how to listen and communicate better. There are several points made this book become one of my favorite book. The title itself makes it simpler by saying exactly what you need to do. Beyond the core message, this book had a lot of practical tips with something of a laundry list feel to their presentation. We end up dealing with a fictitious creation, not the real person.

He gives you the logical flow of steps you need to take to move someone through the necessary stages through your listening and engaging, and then he gives you these powerful tools. This proves that you cannot please every one. With the proven techniques in this remarkable book, you’ll learn how to turn frustrating situations into lidten outcomes and rewarding relationships.

It’s when stress crosses over to distress that problems result.

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Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. They don’t want to be tricked into doing anything, so the answer is simply “no. Plenty of good reviews though, so to each their own! Maybe it’s someone at work: Goulston’s words gave me sizable goosebumps.


Start to think about damage control and making the best of the situation. Pacing was even and the speaker had a pleasant tone. One key to reaching people is to be reachable yourself. The only reason why I don’t give it 5 stars is because it’s a bit complex to implement all this at once, it would definitely require a lot of re-reading and creating a system.

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In other words, the most difficult bits. As a professional communicator, I often find it easier to write for an amorphous, anonymous large audience, or speak in front of a large room, rather than work one on one with people who are resistant or difficult. It is the new way of communicating, and everyone seems to be on board.

Whether the person is a harried colleague, a stressed-out client, or an insecure spouse, things will go from bad to worse if you can’t break through emotional barricades. Be more interested than interesting and you will never be bored again. It takes time, listening and truly getting listeen know the person. In Mark Goulston’s book Just Listen, he reminds us how to communicate with the people right in front of us.

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

We aren’t responsible for their content. I expected a simple and unobtrusive “self-help” book, instead I get the hostage negotiator’s pocket guide. Here are a few of the goukston I took away from this thought-provoking book. Nine Core Rules 1.


I’m sure I’ll be referring back to this book. They ilsten kinship and connection, as if all people were members of a single family.

Book Review: Just Listen by Mark Goulston

Want to Read saving…. Unfortunately, I can’t say there was much “there” there. When you do so, you go from being fixated on the way you are convinced the world should or shouldn’t be, but never will be, to gouulston ready to deal with the world the way it is. Goulston knows what he is talking about: Dispatched from the UK jusr 2 business days When will my order arrive? I’d love to hear from you regarding this book and any feedback you have as you give some of these concepts and techniques a try.

This is where transformative relationships begin to take place. The second brain is the reptile one, which focuses on emotions. Share your own vulnerabilities bare your neck.

Goulston does a marvelous job of explaining ways and methods to approach these delicate situations. However, the audience he’s writing for seems to be American business men and women, so perhaps that writing style has something to do with my perception of the book.

Sep 17, Amir Tesla rated it really liked it Shelves: It has been eye-opening on so many levels.