You're Not Listening: What You're Missing and Why It Matters

You're Not Listening: What You're Missing and Why It Matters

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'BRILLIANT' Chris Evans, Virgin Radio Breakfast Show

When was the last time you listened to someone, or someone really listened to you?

This life-changing book will transform your conversations forever.

At work, we're taught to lead the conversation.

On social media, we shape our personal narratives.

At parties, we talk over one another. So do our politicians.

We're not listening.

And no one is listening to us.

Now more than ever, we need to listen to those around us. New York Times contributor Kate Murphy draws on countless conversations she has had with everyone from priests to CIA interrogators, focus group moderators to bartenders, her great-great aunt to her friend's toddler, to show how only by listening well can we truly connect with others.

Listening has the potential to transform our relationships and our working lives, improve our self-knowledge, and increase our creativity and happiness. While it may take some effort, it's a skill that can be learnt and perfected.

When all we crave is to understand and be understood, You're Not Listening shows us how.

* With a new afterword by the author *

'This book couldn't be more timely. Inspiringly profound...smart and playful' Observer

'I'll be adopting Murphy's advice' Sunday Times, Style



PRODUCT DETAILS :
ISBN : 9781784709402
BY (AUTHOR) Murphy, Kate
PUBLISHER : Vintage Publishing PUBLICATION DATE : January 05, 2021
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United Kingdom IMPRINT : Vintage
LANGUAGE : English AGE : General
PRODUCT FORM : Paperback / softback
DIMENSION : 199 mm x 129 mm
WEIGHT : 215 g

PRODUCT CATEGORY :
Health, Relationships & Personal development
Language & Linguistics
Mathematics & Science
Society & Social Sciences
DESCRIPTION :

'BRILLIANT' Chris Evans, Virgin Radio Breakfast Show

When was the last time you listened to someone, or someone really listened to you?

This life-changing book will transform your conversations forever.

At work, we're taught to lead the conversation.

On social media, we shape our personal narratives.

At parties, we talk over one another. So do our politicians.

We're not listening.

And no one is listening to us.

Now more than ever, we need to listen to those around us. New York Times contributor Kate Murphy draws on countless conversations she has had with everyone from priests to CIA interrogators, focus group moderators to bartenders, her great-great aunt to her friend's toddler, to show how only by listening well can we truly connect with others.

Listening has the potential to transform our relationships and our working lives, improve our self-knowledge, and increase our creativity and happiness. While it may take some effort, it's a skill that can be learnt and perfected.

When all we crave is to understand and be understood, You're Not Listening shows us how.

* With a new afterword by the author *

'This book couldn't be more timely. Inspiringly profound...smart and playful' Observer

'I'll be adopting Murphy's advice' Sunday Times, Style



PRODUCT DETAILS :
ISBN : 9781784709402
BY (AUTHOR) Murphy, Kate
PUBLISHER : Vintage Publishing PUBLICATION DATE : January 05, 2021
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United Kingdom IMPRINT : Vintage
LANGUAGE : English AGE : General
PRODUCT FORM : Paperback / softback
DIMENSION : 199 mm x 129 mm
WEIGHT : 215 g

PRODUCT CATEGORY :
Health, Relationships & Personal development
Language & Linguistics
Mathematics & Science
Society & Social Sciences