The Lost Art of Listening, Second Edition is a guide to improving relationships by learning how to listen better. Author Michael P. Nichols PhD argues that most people are not really listening to others, but instead are just waiting for their turn to talk. By learning the techniques outlined in this book, readers can develop the skills necessary for truly effective communication. The updated edition includes new research and case studies on the importance of listening, as well as practical exercises designed to help readers apply what they have learned.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for anyone who wants to improve their communication skills. It can be helpful for people in all types of relationships, from personal ones to professional ones.
- It can help improve communication in relationships
- It includes new research and case studies
- It has practical exercises to help readers apply what they learn
- The cons of this book are that it may be a little dense for some people and the exercises can be tedious.
- Some readers may find the suggestions impractical or too time consuming.
- It is possible that some individuals will not be able to apply the concepts in their own lives.”
Learn more about the author
Michael P. Nichols, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist and the author of several books on communication, including The Lost Art of Listening and its best-selling sequel, Getting More Out of Email (both with Wiley). He has appeared as an expert commentator on National Public Radio’s “Morning Edition” and other programs. Dr. Nichols consults regularly with corporations in the United States and Europe on issues related to communication skills training “Sobre este título” puede pertenecer a o.
“This book changed my life. It opened my eyes to the fact that I was not really listening to the people around me and, as a result, our relationships were suffering. The exercises in this book showed me how to change that and now I am able to have better conversations with friends, family, and coworkers.”
“I’m a better listener because of this book.”
“The Lost Art of Listening is an insightful, well-written book that will change the way you listen – and consequently, your relationships. Michael P. Nichols does an excellent job of explaining why we all too often miss opportunities to connect with others due to our own insecurities and distractions. He then provides clear steps for improving our ability to focus on the other person, understand their perspective, and respond thoughtfully.”