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Zen of listening mindful communication in the age of distraction

TV, radio, traffic, cell phones, e-mails, the Internet- our minds are bombarded daily by constant noise and clutter. No wonder so many people find it increasingly difficult to listen and comprehend. Simple pieces of information such as names go ""in one ear and out the other."" Poor listening may have tragic consequences such as the Challenger disaster and the Potomac River crash of 1982, or it can result in smaller tragedies such as lost promotions, stalled marriages, and troubled children.Rebecca Shafir assures us that we can transform every aspect of our lives, simply by relear
eBook, English, 2003
Quest Books, Wheaton, Ill., 2003
1 online resource (273 p.)
9780835630078, 0835630072
Table of Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Creating a Mindset for Good Listening; 2. How Well Are You Listening Now?; 3. Awakening Your Sense of Listening; 4. The Great Walls of Misunderstanding; 5. What's Their Movie?; 6. Mindfulness: Listening in the Moment; 7. Listening to Ourselves; 8. Listening to Ourselves; 9. Listening Under Stress; 10. Boosting Your Listening Memory; 11. How to Help Others Listen Better; 12. Mindful Listening Is Good for Your Health; Bibliography
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