Posts Tagged 'Listening'

Why Persuasion?

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Uhh… could you repeat the question, please?  Behind each question is really only one question:  Are you listening to me?

There is a big difference between hearing and listening.  There is an even a bigger difference between answering and understanding.  Answering questions effectively requires you to listen for emotional tone, to understand the context of the question,  and to acknowledge the question and the questioner.

What’s the real question?  Explosions and special effects aside, most movie drama comes from the subtext.  Subtexts ...

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