Now i know better i am a card carrying listener/talker now insightful, thought provoking and thoroughly enjoyable to read --jim misko, northwest ventures press, anchorage, ak why don t we listen better is a sensible guide to transforming verbal confrontation habits into good, healthy communication. When people don’t feel heard they tend to get irritated, confused, and pull away from each other you will enjoy the flat-brain theory and the flat-brain tango they show why we have trouble hearing each other, how we get into wasteful arguments, and how creative listening will help us get along better.
Most people think they listen well but dont and folks walk away u his book highlights our cultures courtroomlike communication that often puts people at odds with each other most people think they listen well but dont and folks walk away unheard, misunderstood and disconnected. The rest of why don’t we listen better communicating and connecting in relationships deals with techniques in the development of good communication skills however, petersen notes that good communication hinges on authentic listening techniques (115.
Why don't we listen better communicating and connecting in relationships by james peterson book review. They develop positively when people aid one another listen well to the deeper implication of what people say by being just and fair with one another and by providing equal opportunity to their partners to voice out and be heard well. They show why we have trouble hearing each other, how we get into wasteful arguments, and how creative listening will help us get along better six listening traps and 30 listening techniques will give you creative ways to handle both daily interactions and difficult relationships. Practical book review: why don’t we listen better by james c peterson angelia godette liberty university hser 508 practical book review: why don’t we listen better by james c petersen listening is a very complicated skill that many people do not posses it requires individuals to reflect and to admit to their flaws.
For this paper i would like to discuss the topic of, why we don't listen better i will talk about my own experience with this topic i am also guilty of not listening when i should have listened better. „why don‟t we listen better‟ by james petersen is about improving our communication communication derives from the root word “to commune,” sharing and connecting with others although communication skills can help improve relationships, skills are not the only solution.
Practical book review: why don’t we listen better by james c petersen listening is a very complicated skill that many people do not posses it requires individuals to reflect and to admit to their flaws. Why don’t we listen better communicating & connecting in relationships part one: options in communicating 1 1 communication became important to me 3 i learned some of this early 5.
Finally, petersen addresses a number of special circumstances including how to listen well during boring stories, sad tears, death experiences, persistent anger, and suicidal situations (157-179) the last two sections, “using the tlc in groups” and “concluding philosophy,” are brief.