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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Do not deny your feelings.

This not only attracted the audience but also showed how he is goulstln great communicator who care reader’s think, for example from Sect I: As background, Goulston explains that all persuasion involves moving people through the steps of what he calls the ” Persuasion Cycle: There was also a good deal of pseudo-science.

Great, but I wish it talked about confrontation, religion, and politics. Books by Mark Goulston.

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

Go out in the world notice what people are smiling and about and what frustrates them. Let them fill in the blanks, and they’ll feel you’re talking with them. Really listen to what is being said and not said, and you will be so much further ahead in life and in business. Chapter Section 4: The author presents his work with a worldly view jhst at times was must to hear, as in “reptile brain, mammal brain, human brain”, but when taken in a biblical context, he borrows what God laid out in His word ages ago.

I’d say it’s a must read for anyone dealing with people, for me it was interested as it helps me become a better coach for my clients. Jul 27, Jenny rated it it was amazing.


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

Sep 13, Mario Tomic goulstonn it really liked it. Stop trying to be interesting, be interested instead. Notice the customer experience. The title itself makes it simpler by saying exactly what you need to do. Goulston knows what he is talking about: Stating the obvious and stretching it into a book.

Always inroduce concepts with mini stories from the author’s real life.

Whether the person is a harried colleague, a stressed-out client, or an insecure spouse, things will go from bad to worse if you can’t break through emotional barricades. But, if you’ve read other books of a similar type, you can probably pass on this one and not miss much.

Everyone wants to feel “felt”. It gets kind of annoying. A Cynic is someone who refuses to believe or be positive. Jan 10, Ha Truong rated it really liked it. Contact us at Discover the Secret to Getting Through to Absolutely Anyoneshares personal stories from very early on, when he was given multiple chances by people who saw the goodness in him.

Goulston writes that “If you’re hesitant to say “No,” you may be neurotic. An article would have sufficiently covered the context.

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Invite people into a conversation with fill-in-the-blanks approach rather than asking questions that put them on the defensive. Do over done differently 2. I’ll be checking out the rest of his work after this! Glance through our more than 55 and growing book summaries!


Sep 17, Amir Tesla rated it really liked it Shelves: The secret is knowing the right things to say. However, our first impressions and first impressions are a jumbled mix of truth, fiction and prejudice. Looking for a good book? Direct questions make people think you’re talking at them.

I like a lot of the tips, but I sometimes felt the author did not really address the concerns of an average person trying to learn how to listen and communicate better. Overall, not a bad book and I learned a lot from it, but it wasn’t quite good enough to be my go to book for recommending to others.

It has been eye-opening on so many levels. To heal the world one conversation at a time. Goulstpn book would make a great tool to manipulate others, and it’s focus is not really towards helping others, as much as it is the one using the principles presented.

Trivia About Just Listen: Every human being will benefit from lessons of empathy jolt, reverse play, etc. He blogs for Huffington Post and Psychology Today. Its technique used for hostage negotiations, so it works! Goukston always great to hear from you.

If y The core message of this book is sound: If you’re not like the author — for whom these techniques seem easy — it’s not clear how you get good at using these techniques.

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