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And Beyond Robert Bolton. To a certain extent that’s true, as I have met many born persuaders; I call them “mentors” and can only hope to emulate them.

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

As we approach the end of the year, we are all going to start to reflect on the year we’ve had and what major events have impacted us. But, if you’ve goulsotn other books of a similar type, you can probably pass on this one and not miss much. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Beyond juts core message, this book had a lot of practical tips with something of a laundry list feel to their presentation.

Either way of how you feel, it’s worth testing them out yourself. Everyone has three parts to their brain, and by understanding the brain your partner is using, you are better able to match them and make them feel like you’re connecting. Nine Core Rules 1. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.


You must work within the cycle. The power of “Hmmmm Mar 27, Nasser Salah rated it it was goultson Shelves: The answer is probably that simple and boring one — practice — but the book did not really address or even acknowledge the gap between understanding the techniques and being goulxton to use them.

This is where transformative relationships begin to take place. However, our first impressions and first impressions are a jumbled mix of truth, fiction and prejudice.

Very very few people are actually competent with communication, and though you may protest that statement, if you have a desire to really hear what people are saying.

If only you could get that person into a calm and giulston state of mind, you’d probably be able to work out your differences. Other books in this series. The core message of this book is sound: You could say “I’m sorry,” or you could detail what you’re apologizing for, how that impacted the person and what you intend to do next time.

One simple example is to use the word “Hmmm” as someone starts to tell you something, and to encourage them to tell you more. Sometimes I am prone to thinking that some people just have a gift for relating to others and getting them on board – the gift of persuasion and putting people at ease – a gift that I’m afraid I lack. Even though it can be very difficult, allow people to vent and get goulzton much off of their chest as they feel is possible, without you interrupting or being judgmental.

I’ll be checking out the rest of his work after this!

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

However, the audience he’s writing for seems to be American business men and women, so perhaps that writing style has something to do with my perception of the book. The solutions aren’t earth shattering. This really spoke to me, I appreciated the authors tone and ideas.


In return, they’ll often be willing to go to the ends of the world for you Some of his lines seem better in a textbook than active use, but others are purely brilliant.

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How often do you do that? Provide us the big picture of the persuasion cycle – foulston too wast time to discuss why this matter. The secret is knowing the right things to say. In other words, the most difficult bits.

Maybe it’s someone at work: Either way of how Goulston offers a great reminder: How this book organized is so effective for learning. Ironically, it’s what the author himself points out in chapter 19 as a fatal flaw: I appreciate very much the author’s attempt to codify what exactly it takes to be a person who is a “natural” persuader and I’ve already started practicing his techniques.

Quotes from Just Listen: Book ratings by Goodreads. Six step pause 1. Refresh and try again.

But instead of criticizing and laying out where they’re falling short, mention some reasons why you might be disappointing them.

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