Listening: Learn to Really Listen and Develop Active Listening Skills

Narrated by: Michael Hanko
Length: 40 mins
4 out of 5 stars (84 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Become better at communicating by enhancing your listening skills.

Do you listen to others? Yes? No, I mean, do you really listen to others? If there is room for improvement, then download this relatively low-priced book and become more loved in relationships and by coworkers, or become more effective at what you do and how much information you absorb. This book talks about passive listening, active listening, tips to improve, and thoughts that will help you show more interest in others, something that is much needed in today's fast-paced, digital society.

©2016 Christian Olsen (P)2016 Christian Olsen

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Sweet, simple, and to the point

This book was a nice quick listen to remind yourself of little things you may or may not do well as a listener. Perfect for a short flight.

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Great Tips

Short and to the point.
Great tips on how to listen.
I will be listening to this book again.
Thanks Christian Olsen

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Lots of great tips

For somebody who is not good at listening this book is perfect. The book is shore into the point and full of a lot of good information. It made me realize things that I could work on to prove my listening.

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  • J9
  • 03-31-20

E as y Listening

Well written with good observations and suggestions for becoming a better listener. Appealing narration.

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Felt like a summary

Where is the rest of the book. Is this a summary. What there was, was good but seems like more is needed. This will get me started.

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Nothing new under the sun...

This is a good book for the beginner and if you want a fast reminder on listening and listening techniques.

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Ok, but....

I was hoping to learn something I didn't already know, however some of the tips were helpful.

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Enjoyable and to the point.

I've always been a passive listener, accidentally. just looking for self improvements. This read was cute and helpful.

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Restates the obvious

Keeps restating about 5 bullet points on how to be an active listener. Neither the approach nor the information are novel or new. This book won’t change you nor equip you to be a better listener.

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The author is straight to the point

Christian (the author) gets right down to business. His writing style flows nicely. You will want to read this more than once, it's short so you should find that easy to do.
In short an easy read, tough things to put into practice. But, for me,worth the effort... for you too.

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  • S. Crawford
  • 04-26-20

Silent has the same letters as Listen - Worthwhile for this nugget alone.

Brilliant short and to the point.
I know I will find myself listening to this repeatedly to try and encourage the habit of listening attentively.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 11-09-18

Excellent

I have learnt alot great job and I've recommended it to my contacts friends and family

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 10-20-18

good book

really good book will definitely recommend.
thanks again.5 stars from me , good book .

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  • Shutterpros
  • 07-04-19

Helpful and well worth a quick read

I dont read alot, but audio books are great, i a found the info in this book very good and a great start to learning more on listening skills

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  • Ally Vessi
  • 11-21-18

Short and sweet

Such an easy and direct self-improvement book. It helped me realise I am not as good a listener as I first thought and had left me feeling enthusiastic about implementing the strategies suggested as they were so practical and uncomplicated. Recommend this.

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  • Sam Smith
  • 04-07-17

Excellent Audio book short and to the point

Heaps of tips and ideas to improve your listening without all the fluff and long winded explanations . Money well spent for sure

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  • Erin
  • 02-15-17

Rubbish-don't buy this book

If you want a book of lists and no real content then purchase this book. Honestly doesn't cover anything of worth on the subject matter. Disappointing! Not sure how this even got on her for purchase. Had to give starts to submit rating but I would not rate it any stars to be honest.