Access a growing selection of included Audible Originals, audiobooks, and podcasts.
You will get an email reminder before your trial ends.
Audible Plus auto-renews for $7.95/mo after 30 days. Upgrade or cancel anytime.
How to Build Meaningful Relationships Through Conversation  By  cover art

How to Build Meaningful Relationships Through Conversation

By: Carol Ann Lloyd, The Great Courses
Narrated by: Carol Ann Lloyd
Try for $0.00

$7.95 a month after 30 days. Cancel anytime.

Buy for $8.95

Buy for $8.95

Pay using card ending in
By confirming your purchase, you agree to Audible's Conditions of Use and Amazon's Privacy Notice. Taxes where applicable.

Our favorite moments from How to Build Meaningful Relationships Through Conversation

Lecture 1, Chapter 1: Setting the Stage
  • Lecture 1, Chapter 1: Setting the Stage
"Real conversations include complexities."
-0.00
Lecture 1, Chapter 1: Setting the Stage
  • Lecture 1, Chapter 1: Setting the Stage
What’s the cost of a real conversation and what does one have to lose?
-0.00
Lecture 2, Chapter 2: Prioritizing People
  • Lecture 2, Chapter 2: Prioritizing People
Making connections with people and focusing on outcomes
-0.00
  • Lecture 1, Chapter 1: Setting the Stage
  • "Real conversations include complexities."
  • Lecture 1, Chapter 1: Setting the Stage
  • What’s the cost of a real conversation and what does one have to lose?
  • Lecture 2, Chapter 2: Prioritizing People
  • Making connections with people and focusing on outcomes

About the Professor

Carol Ann Lloyd is a keynote speaker, presenter, and teacher of professional communication strategies for organizations across the country—including the Smithsonian, Royal Oak Foundation, George Mason University, and many businesses, as well as nonprofit and government agencies. She is the author of Building Relationships One Conversation at a Time and has presented a TEDx Talk. With proven expertise in the fields of communication and education, Carol Ann is known for her ability to relate instructional material to a wide variety of individuals. She creates learning experiences by weaving instruction, humor, and self-reflection into her presentations. Her communication programs include instruction in business conversations, professional writing and speaking, customer service, public speaking, and professional presence. She has a unique ability to combine her in-depth knowledge with an entertaining style that leaves audiences laughing, learning, and longing for more. Her programs regularly sell out, and she receives rave reviews from audiences nationwide. Carol Ann holds graduate degrees in English and Education. She is a member of the National Speakers Association.

Featured Article: Best Audiobooks on Communication


Communication is essential to getting along and getting ahead—but for most of us, it's a skill we're expected to simply pick up as we move through life. Not surprisingly, there might be a lot you don't know about communicating with others. Luckily, communication is a widely studied and well-researched field. Many experts and authors have gathered their best advice and techniques to help you improve your communication skills and, by extension, improve your relationships. Here are some of the best audiobooks on communication to help you get better at listening, speaking, and connecting.