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Nine Core Rules 1. And if nobody ever say’s “No” to you, that toxic person could be you. At times, though, while I was reading certain chapters, it felt more like a guidebook on how to manipulate others and less like suggestions or recommendations on how to connect with people in a genuine, authentic way. People Styles at Work This is where transformative relationships begin to take place. The same goes for an apology. It takes time, listening and truly getting to know the person. If only you could get that person into a calm and receptive state of mind, you’d probably be able to work out your differences.

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It has This is going to the list of my top recommended leadership and self-growth books both for corporate professionals as well as business owners. But, if you’ve read other books of a similar type, you can probably pass on this one and not miss much.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Respond to someone who is mad and defensive with something neutral like “Hmmm” or “Tell me more” or “Really? The only truvuak complain thing – I am not a big fan of run on chapters number across the sections instead of tell section 2 chapter 1 This make a bit difficult for audiobook listener to determine where they are. Both the good people in your life and the annoying people need and deserve reassurance that they matter.


Do not deny your feelings. 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. 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.

Book Review: Just Listen by Mark Goulston

Or maybe it’s someone at home: Previous article – Next article. The title itself makes it simpler by saying exactly what you need goultson do. Glance through our more than 55 and growing book summaries!

See 1 question about Just Listen…. Goulston’s words gave me sizable goosebumps. Once emotions are expressed into words, it can help alleviate a sense of hopelessness in a person – Use fill in the blank statements to guide people to answer their true feelings Kudos to the author for providing such great advice!

I’d say it’s goulshon must read for anyone dealing with people, for me it was interested as it helps me become a better coach for my clients. This not only attracted the audience but also showed how he is real great communicator who care reader’s think, for example from Sect I: However, what this book is all about is on how exactly will you listen.

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

Make the other person feel felt. Great, but I wish it talked about confrontation, religion, and politics.


We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. It still to me required close attention. Hint, don’t call the person an idiot.

Very cool book on empathy and managing relationships with people practically in all areas of your life. As background, Goulston explains that all persuasion involves moving people through the steps of what juust calls the ” Persuasion Cycle: As much as we may want to shut down our own Facebook accounts to get back some time and stop stalking people we don’t talk to anymore, we don’t.

Juts Section 4: Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Just refer to Just Listen–whenever a job, a sale, or a relationship hangs in the balance. The principles he lays out are profound, and yet when you give them thought, you realize it’s just common sense, often times you could even say “common courtesy” in the respect it gives another.

This year, the fad of big technology companies scooping up smaller social media sites continues. I am assuming that the book has the personality of its author so I would say that Mark is witty, smart, lissten sometimes a funny person.

With the help of this groundbreaking book readers will be able to gouslton the “impossible” and “unreachable” people in their lives into allies, devoted customers, loyal colleagues, and lifetime friends.