• Active Listening: Improve Your Conversation Skills, Learn Effective Comunication Techniques

  • Achieve Successful Relationships: With 6 Essential Guidelines
  • By: Joseph Sorensen
  • Narrated by: J.M. DeBord
  • Length: 3 hrs and 6 mins
  • 4.2 out of 5 stars (160 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

  • Are you looking to improve your skills in the areas of listening and speaking?
  • Are you interested in building successful relationships in your personal and professional life and business? 

If your answer to any of these questions is to the affirmative, then this audiobook is the perfect solution for you. 

Active Listening is for those looking for practical tools that they can incorporate that will help them improve on their skill levels in the areas of listening, speaking, and building of relationships. 

The 6 essential guidelines give easy-to-implement ways that anyone can add to their daily lives that will lead to a change in one’s overall lifestyle. 

These guidelines are a product of work that has been developed over time within the work-life context, though they are applicable even outside the bounds of work, where the skills of listening and speaking play a big role in developing successful relationships. It is important to note that the caliber of relationships developed can, to a great extent, determine work productivity levels. 

Going through the audiobook, you will be able to learn about:

  • Different types of communication techniques available to you that you can match to different situations that you come across in everyday situations either in your personal life, your workplace, in social settings and in business scenarios
  • How you can go about improving your listening skills in a simple and stepwise manner
  • Practical, proven tips developed over time and in varied scenarios to achieve the skill of active listening
  • How to improve your listening skills even further by developing the skill of active listening
  • How to build highly successful unique individualized relationships
  • How to incorporate these skills into your daily routines

As one continuously develops these skills using the essential guidelines shared, you will develop relationships that people will remember for a lifetime. Developing such relationships will allow you to stand out in the memory of individuals from the rest of the crowd. This can help, for example, in the world of business and even in personal relationships whereby one is looking to create a unique bond with an organization or an individual, respectively. It is important to note that the key to developing the skills is to commit to constantly practice them in the various context that one comes across in daily life. 

Working on relationships using listening and speaking skills also leads to improved levels of overall life satisfaction. Within the business context, improvement in skill levels in these areas will have a direct correlation to the output on the bottom line. This is because how a business communicates with its target clients and the subsequent relationships, they build with them determines if they will be a repeat customer, which in turn, determines the lifetime value of a customer. 

The quality of relationships built within the workplace can determine how far one moves up the ladder in an organization.

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©2019 Joseph Sorensen (P)2019 Joseph Sorensen

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I highly recommend this book!

As a personal mastery trainer and coach I highly recommend this book. Everyone and every relationship can benefit from understanding and applying the knowledge. It's an easy listen and is very practical. I have been teaching listening skills for two decades and learned how to listen better by listening this book!

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Valuable for all of your relationships!

This audiobook has great techniques that can be used in the office and in our personal lives. I will approach my relationships differently from now on.

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Great wisdom for quality relationships!

Wow, this has been an excellent eye opening listen. Great insights on building foundation for being a quality listener to heal, nurture & develop relationships.

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Great book on listening.

I had to listen this book for a counseling class that I took. I found great insight from this book and have already applied some of its ideas to my marriage and other relationships. It's amazing how much I think that I listen, when in reality I'm just thinking about what I want to say next. I highly recommend this book for anyone, really. It's particularly good for building up close relationships.

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Changed My Life!

I learned I'm an awful listener, and I learned the amazing joy of listening. In the single month since I first read this, my most important relationships have begun to go places they haven't ever been.

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Good book for struggling couples!

This is a great book on a seemingly simple subject: listening. I would highly recommend the book to couples who are struggling with how to communicate with one another.

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Helpful book!

A very good study guide.Helps you out buy giving you an exercise to do.Making you focus your thoughts on how you can interact with people ,and be a very good active listener.This is a very positive audiobook.

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Great Book for Teams that work together often!

We used this book to help us all learn what listening skills we need to work on together to hear each other better.

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Great Tips!

This is a great and concise way to articulate the art of listening. I believe it was helpful and honest.

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listening!

It is a great resource for anyone looking to improve their listening skills..very concise, easy to listen, and to the point.

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  • 08-11-21

Difficult to listen to

I think you already had to be a good listener to listen to this book. I normally don't have any problems listening to a book but the delivery and format of this made it a real struggle for it to keep my attention

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  • Agata
  • 06-17-21

Active listening to this was extremely hard...

I don't think I've ever heard worse intonation.. I couldn't wait to finish it and have it all dibe with. Very disappointed.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 04-19-21

Good information, poor narration

I found the book (what I listened to) informative, but listening to the narrator was tedious.
Despite my enthusiasm toward learning new social skills and techniques, I found it really difficult to get through the first chapter.
I think I'll go with another publication instead.