Never Split the Difference by Chris Voss Motivational Interviewing by William R. Miller Just Listen by Mark Goulston A Manual for Creating Atheists by Peter. Goulston, a psychologist, consultant, author and frequent contributor on TV, has written an insightful and example-laden book that explores. Embrace Possibility book notes for Mark Goulston’s Just Listen: Discover the Secret to Getting Through to Absolutely Anyone.

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Just Listen: Secret to Getting Through to Anyone

When my business coach casually mentioned the book, I didn’t think much of it so I just ordered the Kindle version and started reading. There are several points made this book become one goulstkn my favorite book. The author writes that “anger and empathy can’t exist in the same place at the same time,” so be curious and strive to understand what challenges they’re dealing with. However, I listened to goulxton while driving which prevented me from taking notes.

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Lsten 16, Farnoosh Brock rated it it was amazing Shelves: I expected a simple and unobtrusive “self-help” book, instead I get the hostage negotiator’s pocket guide. Ask your friends, relatives and coworkers. But keep it in your head. Some of his lines seem better in a textbook than active use, but others are purely brilliant.

Just a jusst while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Do so, and they’ll give you what you need. It offers real practical advice that make you think and put into action.


Hardcoverpages. One other last thought. So how can you know how others perceive you? Mark felt he had been touched by an angel and has devoted his life to paying it forward.

Goulston lissten a great reminder: Apr 08, Anton Antonov rated it did not like it. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our Privacy Policy and use of cookies. If you want to soothe the savage beast, get the beast to exhale.

An excellent book, I’ll probably buy it in paperback and re-read it periodically. I like my books straight to the point without needlessly cliched stories. When two people are beating on each other instead of communicating, or a person is more interested in attacking than in listening, insert a mak of empathy. Want to Read saving…. Use this if you’re dealing with someone who has the skills and ability to do the job, but isn’t giving it percent.

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

Listen intently to their language — how they use adverbs and adjectives, and their inflection. After I absorb the ideas, I would have to go back and find the methods and dialogues that would fit me. Conversation deepeners Mark shares some matk practices to deepen conversations with all kinds of people. The author often illustrates his techniques with stories that show what an awesome, wonderful, effective, magnificent communicator he is.

Just Listen: Discover the Secret to Getting Through to Absolutely Anyone by Mark Goulston

At times, though, while I was reading mar, chapters, it felt more like a guidebook on how to manipulate others and less like suggestions or recommendations on how to connect with people in a genuine, authentic way.


The information he shares is conveyed in a sort of transactional style of business-like writing, and maybe it’s more effective in getting through to glulston intended audience that way.

This is a beautiful conversation. Ask questions that demonstrate that you want to learn more, e.

View all 5 comments. Subscribe Subscribe to Positivity Strategist and never lissten a post or podcast! To be clear, the author is definitely a There are a lot of interesting and salient points made in this book about connecting with people.

Jul 04, Tom Foreman rated it it was ok Shelves: Invite people into a conversation with fill-in-the-blanks approach rather than asking questions that put them on the defensive. As you’re listening to these scenarios complete with realistic dialoguesyou think “Yes, Ujst been there. It gets kind of annoying.

If you’re a manager, CEO, doctors, attorney, parent or any similar position this book will teach you the exact skills to master the art of maintaining win-win relationships with people you interact with. Mar 27, Nasser Salah rated it it was amazing Shelves: Wish I had learned these things 10 years ago.